Topic: Chinese Renminbi
US stocks tumbled at midday after reports about a trade deficit in China and weak jobless claims in the US.
03/10/2011 11:56 am
China's currency manipulation aggravates US politicians, but it could also upend its own economic gains. By keeping the yuan artificially low, China increases inflation to dire levels. Instead of whining about the policy, the US must emphasize this dangerous tradeoff to China.
03/01/2011 02:10 pm
Chinese cash seized from the Indian monastery of the top Tibetan figure has underscored growing tensions between India and China -- and increased feelings of insecurity among the thousands of Tibetans in India.
02/14/2011 01:27 pm
Some economists say it is, but they're using the wrong metrics.
02/09/2011 10:52 am
China's President Hu met with US congressional leaders Thursday, amid reports that his country's economy may be overheating, driving up inflation. Is export-dependency the root of the problem?
01/20/2011 03:52 pm
China has offered new promises on intellectual property rights and contract bidding. Also at the summit Wednesday, Obama touted business deals worth $45 billion in US exports.
01/19/2011 04:45 pm
Hu Jintao will be the guest of President Obama this week for what some US-China experts are calling the most important US visit by a Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping’s groundbreaking trip in 1979. The intrigue then was around the opening-up of the communist giant. But some three decades later the focus is very different, as China becomes an increasingly active and self-confident player both in the international economy and on the global diplomatic stage. Here are seven key questions pertaining to US-China relations in light of President Hu's visit:
01/18/2011 04:20 pm
China's currency is making inroads in markets dominated by the US dollar --- even as Beijing manipulates the yuan's value. The US can't buy into Beijing's zero-sum view of the currency markets.
01/18/2011 03:52 pm
As China and the US emerge from a year of diplomatic spats, Beijing appears more optimistic than Washington on what can come out of President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House this week.
01/18/2011 07:31 am
Gold has had a long run, but do you know anyone who has invested in it yet?
01/17/2011 08:30 pm