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Dangerous Love: How China Sees America

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

Most Americans, only marginally less ethnocentric today than twenty years ago, have a simplistic, nuance-free view of China and the Chinese people. Although apprehensive about the rise of an economic juggernaut and its impact on the American way of life, the images China casts up are rooted in the past.

Brexit's stain, China's pain

Laura-Marie Töpfer | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Laura-Marie Töpfer

What may be a window of opportunity for Chinese investors will, however, be a headache for Chinese firms relying on exports. Falling prices on corporate assets reflect that domestic demand in Europe is weakening after the Leave vote.

The Redback Cometh

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi | Posted 01.15.2017 | Business
Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

At the dawn of 2016 a new international financial architecture is emerging, with the advent of the Chinese Renminbi as the third global currency alongside the euro and the dollar.

The Death of Xi Jinping May Not Be Greatly Exaggerated

Peter Navarro | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
Peter Navarro

In April on CNBC, I called a top in the China market and urged a move to cash. The accompanying chart -- see the red arrow -- underscores the prescie...

China's Sudden Currency Depreciation: High Anxiety and Lost Face

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

I'm no currency expert. But coming on the heels of a ham-handed intervention in the stock market, the abruptness of the depreciation seems to be an obvious short-term move to increase export competitiveness. More worryingly, it is also a tacit admission that China's leaders are very nervous.

Why China Has to Go Beyond the Existing Global System to Grow

Zhang Jun | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home
Zhang Jun

SHANGHAI -- From China's perspective, sustained domestic economic growth seems unlikely within the existing global system -- a challenge that Japan and the other East Asian economies did not encounter during their economic rise. Indeed, the only country that has encountered it is the U.S., when it replaced the U.K. as the world's dominant economic and financial power before World War II; fortunately, that precedent is one of accommodation and a peaceful transition.

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong - How Hong Kong Can Be A Springboard For Asia

April Rudin | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
April Rudin

Hong Kong may be small, but it has big ambitions to serve as a gateway to Asia, home to some of the most vibrant economies in the globe. Fortunately, Hong Kong also holds great potential: low tax rates, world-class airports, seaports, and a remarkably open business environment.

China Exports Trouble to U.S.

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

For years, China deliberately diminished the value its currency. This artificially reduces the price of Chinese exports. Simultaneously, it artificially raises the price of U.S. exports to China. Dithering by the U.S. House of Representatives on this issue has reduced America to victim status.

American Jobs and Chinese Freedom

Charles Kolb | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business
Charles Kolb

American consumers can help their fellow citizens and our friends in China in their purchasing decisions. A former American president once urged all Americans to "go shopping." When we do, we should try whenever possible to buy American.

IMF: Potential Chinese Housing Bubble Remains Cause For Concern

Posted 09.20.2011 | Business

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it remains concerned with the potential for a property price bubble in China even though the country...

U.S.-China Summit: If Trade Were Trade...

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

China has been selling but not buying and it's time for them to to start buying. That way we might be able use the word "trade" without wincing.

China: Be Careful What You Wish for

Robert Kuttner | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business
Robert Kuttner

Consumer prices are flat in substantial part because China sends us so much stuff, dirt cheap. But all that may be changing, and the change will be a mixed blessing.

Apply the Obama Doctrine to the Trade Problems With China

Gilbert B. Kaplan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business
Gilbert B. Kaplan

We have one trade problem in this country that so far surpasses every other one that it is almost not worth talking about any of the others. The problem is Chinese subsidy practices.

While Washington Turns to 2012, Ben Bernanke Is Still Focused on 2008

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Paul

Each time Ben Bernanke testifies before Congress, his job gets more difficult. Firmly ensconced between a rock and a hard place, Bernanke must defend the drastic measures he is taking while denying any extreme concerns that he might have.

Hu Jintao Comes Home

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Harvard Prof: China's Currency Controls Aren't Just A U.S. Problem

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As U.S. government officials continue to pressure China to allow the value of its currency to rise, the stakes of the debate may have become overblown...

China's Currency Manipulation: Flipping off America

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Earlier this year, the Obama administration asked China nicely to allow its currency value to float up naturally on international markets. China said it would. And then it didn't.

U.S. Politicians Deny the Obvious Injury; U.S. Manufacturing Bleeds

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the trade clash between China and America, the Asian giant has gravely wounded the US. China knows it. U.S. voters of all political stripes know it. But too many American politicians are in denial.

China, Currency Manipulation and Globalism: The Big Backstory

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Ehrmann

Beijing orchestrated a two percent swing in the renminbi- dollar rate that has justifiably dampened profit taking by speculators and replicates renminbi market spreads against the Euro.

China vs. U.S. Workers: China Is Winning

Eric Lotke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lotke

Yesterday, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing to examine the impact of China's exchange rate practices on U.S. manufacturing.

U.S. Will Lose a Trade and Currency War With China

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

A trade and currency war with China will have a detrimental effect on both countries, but less so for the Chinese.

A Revalued People's Currency? Be Careful What You Wish For

Neil K. Shenai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Neil K. Shenai

By demonizing China into abandoning their currency policy and allowing the renminbi to float, the US risks upsetting a delicate economic balance between both countries.

End the Denial: Label China a Currency Manipulator

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

America and China share a terrible delusion. They are in denial about currency manipulation. Both officially state that China is not devaluing its currency. This is too costly to America.

Don't Let Iran Hijack the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Daniel Michaeli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Michaeli

Engaging China on issues like Iran's nuclear program and North Korea's sinking of a South Korean navy ship this year ought not come at the expense of long-term bilateral priorities.

What's the Chinese Word for Baloney?

Nathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Lewis

China is not embarking on a policy of competitive currency devaluation.