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  • To win, Romney needs a strategy for China

    To win, Romney needs a strategy for China
    China should be at the center of the 2012 Republican campaign for the White House. Unless Mitt Romney emphasizes specific solutions for creating jobs by ending unnecessary outsourcing to the Middle Kingdom, he won't win. President Barack Obama's...
  • There's a reason the economy isn't generating jobs

    There's a reason the economy isn't generating jobs
    The economy added 96,000 jobs in August, down from 141,000 in July and not nearly enough to keep pace with population growth. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent only because 581,000 workers quit looking for work and are no longer counted in the...
  • Ripley's opens Odditorium at Harborplace

    Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion. Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...
  • Medical pot returning to underground

     Medical pot returning to underground
    A stocky onetime mortgage broker is speeding through Costa Mesa in an old pickup with two pounds of weed in a paper bag. He wears gray cargo shorts and flip-flops and a faded cap with the image of a marijuana leaf stitched on the front. He just smoked a...
  • Steering away from the fiscal cliff — and into a ditch

    Steering away from the fiscal cliff — and into a ditch
    Efforts to avert the "fiscal cliff" offer great drama, but they won't solve Washington's budget woes and could precipitate another recession — or worse. The Budget Act of 2011 requires the president and Congress to agree on a nine-year, $1.2...
  • China's trade surplus surged in April

     
    China reported an unexpectedly large trade surplus in April, likely helping U.S. officials in their demands for faster Chinese currency appreciation while the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. China's trade surplus grew to $11.4 billion...
  • At Long Beach port, karaoke machines containing nearly $1 million in counterfeit memory chips are seized

     
    Federal authorities said Thursday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered nearly $1 million worth of counterfeit portable memory chips hidden inside hundreds of karaoke machines shipped into the Port of Long Beach....
  • Does the U.S. need China? [Most Commented]

     
    Reduce the trade deficit with China -- and clean up our economic mess. That's what Peter Navarro, business professor at UC Irvine and CNBC contributor, argues in an Op-Ed in Tuesday's pages. This would significantly reduce the overall trade deficit,......
  • Fewer exports push trade deficit to highest level since 2008

     
    U.S. manufacturers are in a bind as fewer sales of domestic goods such as semiconductors and raw cotton caused the trade deficit to jump to its highest level since 2008, according to a Commerce Department report. Though imports shrank to $223.9 billion in...
  • Stocks end wild week with a modest rise

     
    One of the wildest weeks in Wall Street history came to a tame close with stocks not far from where they began Monday morning. After four consecutive days of 400-point swings, the Dow Jones industrial average rose a relatively modest......
  • Port of Los Angeles setting a record pace for exports

     
    The nation's busiest seaport, Los Angeles, is on pace to have a record year in exports, officials announced Friday. Exports through the harbor in July were up 12.8% to 165,135 containers, from 146,369 a year ago. In 2010, the No.......