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It Is in Beijing's Interest to Respect Its Commitment to Hong Kong

Georges Ugeux | Posted 11.30.2014 | World
Georges Ugeux

Historically, China has considered opposition as a form of crime of lese-majeste. The circumstances surrounding the Hong Kong recent opposition might be worth a better treatment than refusing a dialogue with the demonstrators.

Russia Is Worried About the Wrong Neighbor - A case of Continuously Poor Leadership

Edward Goldberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | World
Edward Goldberg

Whether on account of poor leadership, or the curse of being blessed with extraordinary energy resources, modern Russia has for now lost the only power game that really counts today: the game of globalization.

Obama: China NOT A Currency Manipulator

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration declined Tuesday to label China a currency manipulator, noting that it has let the yuan rise nearly 10 per...

Sheldon Adelson Chinese Money

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The Clash of Generations

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

As we sit back and blithely watch Greece's death by debt, it's easy to assume it can never happen here. It can, and it will.

Is The Era Of Cheap Chinese Labor Coming To An End?

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business

* Apple, Foxconn deal adds to view low cost era is over * Deal coincides with rising wages, tighter labour force * Worke...

China Eyes Minimum Wage Boost As Part Of Jobs Plan

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

BEIJING, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The annual average growth of China's minimum wages should be at least 13 percent in the five years to 2015, according to ...

Geithner Unlikely To Get China To Budge On Iran Sanctions

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

BEIJING — U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Chinese leaders pledged Wednesday to build economic ties but Beijing gave no sign it woul...

Chinese Currency Reaches All-Time High

Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The yuan closed up against the dollar on Monday after hitting an all-time high in intraday trading, guided by a stronger mid-...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney's Aggressive China Rhetoric Questioned By Conservatives | Jon Ward | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama submitted three long-awaited free trade agreements to Congress this month, which were quickly ratified Wednesday, but Re...

How A Rising Chinese Yuan Will Affect The U.S. Economy

Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

(Emily Kaiser) - A sharp rise in China's yuan currency might cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to...

Geithner: China 'Very, Very Aggressive' In Stealing U.S. Technology

Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Thursday that China is holding to its decades-old strategy to steal American intellectual property, in...

How Fairer Trade Can Help Solve The Jobs Crisis

Bloomberg | Alan Tonelson | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama’s new jobs plan, if passed by Congress, might spark some activity and even some employment in the moribund U.S. economy. But ...

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 cou...

The Return Of 'Made In The USA'

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Nick Zieminski) - The "Made in the USA" label may be poised for a comeback, a new study argues. The next few years will bring a wave ...

PIGS Don't Get to Burn Oil

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

China doesn't have to build a blue water navy or engage in an arms race to take a big slice of the U.S.'s energy pie. All it has to do is stop showing up at the U.S. Treasury auction.

China's Central Bank Will Slow 'Unacceptable' Yuan Growth

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not tolerate any sharp yuan rises to shield local exporters, limiting annual appreciation to 3 percent in the nex...

Chinese Government Funds Free Entry To Galleries, Libraries, Museums | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

BEIJING, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's government has announced it will finance public libraries, art galleries and cultural centers to allow them to op...

Bank of China -- An Option to the Devaluing Dollar

Lorrie Febus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lorrie Febus

At a time when the U.S. economy is struggling to recover, and there is concern of dollar devaluation, could the Bank of China be offering a new option?

IMF Calls For Alternative To Dollar As World Currency

Feb. 10, 2011 | Ben Rooney, Staff Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The International Monetary Fund issued a report Thursday on a possible replacement for the dollar as the world's reserve curren...

China Will To Raise Interest Rates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

: China will likely raise interest rates again within the month, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing a forecast of economists and bankers...

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...

What Hu's Washington Visit Says About Climate Change

Daniel Firger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Firger

China's enormous domestic market provides the perfect laboratory for experiments in clean energy innovation, with winning ideas reproduced on a scale large enough to drive down costs worldwide.

The Chinese Yuan vs. the Power of the Dollar

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Wagner

In the absence of any realistic alternative to replace the supremacy of the dollar, it is likely to remain the dominant global currency for many years to come. No other currency is more widely accepted or used.

How to Load up on Chinese Money in New York

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The vast banking floor was empty when I arrived to open my bid to make a small fortune in the currency that is bound to appreciate against the American dollar over time.