Category Archives: China

What effect does the Trump circus have on the world?

By Fareed Zakaria of the Washington Post It’s easy to get distracted by the circus of the Trump presidency. But what is its larger effect? A persistent complaint from Asian countries has been that while the United States worries about … Continue reading

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You buy a purse at Walmart. There’s a note inside from a “Chinese prisoner.” Now what?

Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made. By Rossalyn A. Warren in Vox When Christel Wallace found a piece of paper folded up at the bottom of her purse in March 2017, … Continue reading

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China’s ‘two-pillar policy’ for its currency, the Renminbi – what does this mean for other currencies, especially the U.S. Dollar?

Urban Jermann, Bin Wei, and Vivian Yue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta The foreign exchange rate is the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another and, as such, it is an important determinant of the … Continue reading

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China’s Interference in U.S. Politics is Just Beginning — To Inform is to Influence

President Trump publically called out China for trying to influence American politics ahead of the midterm elections, tweeting that China is “actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of The End Of The Dollar

By Rick Mills – Donald Trump will go down in history for many things, including a justice department investigation into US-Russian collusion in the 2016 election, a guilty verdict for his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and a guilty plea … Continue reading

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