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A Vertical World

Matthias Paul Kuhlmey | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Matthias Paul Kuhlmey

Should the US once again decide to "turn within," it would likely not be as straightforward as before. Today's economic system is dependent on global trade and capital flows, outsourcing needs, and the exploitation of inexpensive labor and resources.

De-crowning the Dollar

Michael Pento | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Michael Pento

The gradual erosion of the U.S. dollar's status as the world's reserve currency has been greatly hastened of late. This is due not only to the perpetual gridlock in D.C., but also our government's inability to articulate a strategy to deal with the reported $126 trillion of unfunded liabilities.

China: Friend or Foe?

Terry Savage | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Terry Savage

Global trade is truly an American domestic economic issue -- and China plays a far greater role than merely as a producer of low-cost products. So, is China friend, or foe?

China and the New Revisionism

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 06.14.2013 | World
Kyle Hutzler

Late last month, China's new president, Xi Jinping, undertook his first trip abroad as head of state. With the country's leadership transition now complete, it is an appropriate moment to reflect on the evolving U.S.-Sino balance of power.

Countries and Companies Can Agree: Something's Gotta Give

Amy Larkin | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Amy Larkin

There is no clear consensus on how much pollution really costs. But if China openly states that it's a 3.5 percent hit on its GDP, why don't we seize the opportunity to re-value our economy and GDP?

China's Strategic Next Step: Buying Critical US Taxpayer Funded Technology

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

Unless the Obama administration intervenes, the U.S. may soon have to depend on one of China's wealthiest and most politically-connected Communist party leaders for access to taxpayer-funded technology that will power the next generation of satellites and military vehicles.

Just Say No to Chinese Acquisitions of American Assets

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Peter Navarro

China's recent acquisition of Michigan battery maker A123 represents yet another step in Beijing's well-orchestrated strategy to surpass the U.S. as both an economic and military power.

Time to Reset US Trade Policy for the 21st Century

Gilbert B. Kaplan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Gilbert B. Kaplan

The United States' trade policy is left over from the 20th century. We are utilizing the same policy and fighting the same battles we did in 1985. But it's not 1985 anymore and the world has changed dramatically. We need a trade policy for the 21st century.

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...

Barack Obama: China Auto Subsidies 'Directly Harm Working Men And Women'

Reuters | Jeff Mason and Tom Miles | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

CINCINNATI/GENEVA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday said the United States was challenging Chinese auto and auto-parts subsidies that threa...

China's Latest Target in Its Trade War Against American Manufacturing: The U.S. Solar Industry

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

It's past time for America to stop being a spectator to global trade abuses, with our hands bound by either our diplomatic sensitivities or corporate short-sightedness in valuing short-term profits over the long-term viability of our national economy.

China: Continued Abusive Trade and Now a "Blue Water Navy"

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

The latest noteworthy example of China's protection of its industries -- and its 'rest of the world be damned' behavior -- is it's allowing its steel industry to duck yet another global environmental initiative.

A World Without China

Ann Lee | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Ann Lee

Whether it is nurturing more innovation, retraining unemployed workers, or reining in our addiction to debt, the only thing standing in the way of the U.S. from solving its problems is U.S. leadership.

Why Won't GOP Candidates Talk About China?

Richard Seireeni | Posted 03.04.2012 | Business
Richard Seireeni

The U.S. has a chronic addiction to imports, but nothing comes close to our trade imbalance with China. Compared to what we trade with OPEC, Korea, Japan or the EU, this is unfair trade on steroids.

Making It in America

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Without question, the rise of China has been a major factor in our nation's loss of manufacturing jobs. However, there is growing evidence that China's challenge to U.S. manufacturing has peaked, and its competitive advantage is in decline.

Geithner Heads To China, Hoping To Nail Down Currency agreement

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China showed its growing assertiveness Monday as it launched high-level talks with Washington, saying it will carry out currency refor...

China: U.S. Violated WTO Rules By Raising Tire Tariffs

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — As Beijing launched a case Monday against new U.S. tariffs on Chinese tires, President Barack Obama defended the duties, saying tradin...

Obama Imposes Tariffs On Chinese Tires

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday slapped punitive tariffs on all car and light truck tires entering the United States from China in...