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Let's Negotiate an Investment Treaty with China

Daniel Michaeli | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Daniel Michaeli

The U.S. and China should work aggressively over the next several weeks to prepare to announce a timeline for negotiations at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington next month.

The Person We Should Be Moving Our Money to

Don McNay | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Over 4 million people moved their money from Wall Street Banks in 2010, according to Sara Ackerman, project coordinator for Move Your Money. I bought...

EU Bonds: Portugal Proving the Point & How You Can Profit

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Just what is at the root of the EU's troubles? And how do last week's events with Portugal exemplify the problem?

Missing: Black Angel Investors

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Green

We've complained bitterly about conditions controlled by the majority demographic, but ignored opportunities to invest in establishing a viable entrepreneurial ecosystem to generate new jobs.

Inception Under Threat

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

companies are making tough decisions about where money is spent, and they are having a hard time justifying investing in their future when their present looks so shaky.

Are Emerging Markets the Next "Bubble"? How to Overcome the Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

We're well aware of the case for investing in emerging markets. However, investor excitement is ignoring the fact that short-term cyclical factors can overshadow long-term structural trends

Corruption Threatens India's Growth

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

A spate of high-profile corruption scandals has rocked the Indian government in the last few months and is threatening foreign investor confidence.

What We Can Learn From Central Banks About Managing Our Wealth

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

These trade wars are turning into foreign exchange market turbulence. So what are these so-called "currency wars"? And what can we learn from them?

'Winning the Future' means Investing in Our Children

Rep. Chaka Fattah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rep. Chaka Fattah

The only way we can possibly get the debt under control is by increasing future revenue, and that requires effective investment in those future earners.

Who Really Gains From Educational Investment?

Matthew Bruenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Matthew Bruenig

The idea that educational investment is a panacea of all problems so pervades the public discourse that even slight criticism of the notion almost always elicits strange stares in response.

Price Volatility and Food Crises

Jacques Diouf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacques Diouf

Must history always repeat itself? We are on the verge of what could turn out to be another major food crisis.

Boom Times for the Food Stamp Economy

Bryce Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bryce Covert

You might think that if you're on food stamps, big banks won't be very interested in you. But it turns out that you're actually part of a profitable business for big bank JPMorgan.

"Winning the Future," Losing the Debt

Rep. Chaka Fattah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chaka Fattah

While I applaud my Republican colleagues for engaging in a discussion on the national debt, simple "back of the envelope" analysis demonstrates that spending cuts alone will never soundly address this critical economic issue.

A Golden Opportunity to Beat Ourselves Up

Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh

In Saudi Arabia competitiveness has become a national policy since 2005 when we launched a plan we dubbed the "10x10" initiative. Since then I've enjoyed a many great opportunities to clarify my thoughts on the idea of competition.

The FCC Vote: A Fresh Start for the New Year

Julius H. Hollis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Julius H. Hollis

No, the Net Neutrality plan is not perfect, but it gives the business community a reason to invest in our country's future. That's a positive step in the right direction.

An Open Internet Pre-Holiday Reading List

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

As the clock continues to tick towards tomorrow's all-hands meeting of the FCC, some very thoughtful and unexpected voices are weighing in to the debate, urging that we "be done, and move forward."

America's Next Failed Conservative Stimulus

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Unless something drastic happens between now and the vote on President Obama's tax-cut "compromise" with congressional conservatives, Americ...

The Rupee Road to Riches

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

U.S. tourists frequently tell me about the mass poverty they see in India. There's no denying that. But for now, the opportunity to go from rags to riches is there.

How Bad? Top 10 Lies About Business Planning (PHOTOS)

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

As the world moves faster and faster and tools get better, businesses need good planning more than ever. Unfortunately, as the need has grown, so too has the size of the whoppers that experts who should know better tell.

WATCH: Interview With Oscar Winning Director Of 'Inside Job'

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

"When Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and AIG collapsed together in a 48 hour period and we were all wondering if next week we'd be able to get money ...

Investing in a Rebalancing of Growth in Asia

Anoop Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anoop Singh

It will take time and steadfast implementation of reforms to boost investment and, in turn, rebalance Asia's growth.

Auto Repairs and the Financial Crisis

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

My car mechanic is a fair dealer -- his business is about preservation and investment. The financial crisis, on the other hand, was caused by a competing economic model of extraction and consumption.

How to Invest in Life Sciences

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

No area of investing has greater potential pay-offs than companies in the life sciences sector. Who doesn't want to contribute to a cure for Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease?

Why Gold Bears Should Hibernate

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The $64,000 question is whether the modern gold rush is actually a mania or, in fact, a legitimate reflection of serious financial and economic stresses.

Uncommon Common Sense About the Economy

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

More than 300 economists and policy analysts just released a statement warning Congress and the administration that bold action is needed to put people to work and get the economy going.