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Geithner Visit: Chinese Economists Skeptical of U.S. Strength

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2 Jun 09 | CSM

A survey of 23 experts finds deep concern about Beijing’s large dollar holdings. Read the rest of this entry »

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2 June 2009 at 8:13 pm

Audience Laughs After Geithner Tells China Its Dollar Assets are Safe

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1 Jun 09 | Reuters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Monday reassured the Chinese government that its huge holdings of dollar assets are safe and reaffirmed his faith in a strong U.S. currency. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 June 2009 at 8:52 pm

Dollar Suffers as Risk Appetite Soars

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1 Jun 09 | FT

The dollar took a battering on Monday as hopes of economic recovery prompted an increase in risk appetite. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 June 2009 at 6:52 pm

U.N. Drafting Resolution Against North Korea; Pyongyang Threatens South Korea

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26-28 May 09 | PTV, RT, AJE and LAT

The U.N. Security Council says it needs “some time” to finalize a resolution sanctioning North Korea for its latest nuclear and ballistic missile tests.


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28 May 2009 at 11:23 am

China Stuck in ‘Dollar Trap’

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24/26 May 09 | FT and Telegraph

China’s official foreign exchange manager is still buying record amounts of U.S. government bonds, in spite of Beijing’s increasingly vocal fear of a dollar collapse, according to officials and analysts. Read the rest of this entry »

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26 May 2009 at 1:12 pm

Chinese Yuan: Next World Currency?

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by Nouriel Roubini

14 May 09 | NYT

The 19th century was dominated by the British Empire, the 20th century by the United States. We may now be entering the Asian century, dominated by a rising China and its currency. Read the rest of this entry »

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16 May 2009 at 3:23 am

U.S. Lawmakers to Revive China Tariff Bill

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12 May 09 | FT

A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers will on Wednesday revive a bill that threatens to raise tariffs on Chinese goods to punish the country for what they call “currency manipulation”. Read the rest of this entry »

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13 May 2009 at 6:54 am

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