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  • China's trade surplus shrinks on weakened global demand

     
    China’s trade surplus narrowed in September for the second consecutive month on slower growth of imports and exports, reflecting a weakening global economy. Trade data released Thursday showed Chinese exports rose 17.1% last month from a year ago,...
  • Poll: Americans struggling more than Chinese to keep families fed

     
    Nearly 20% of Americans found it difficult to put food on the table over the last year, according to a Gallup poll released this week. In China, however, only 6% of residents are running into the same problem, the study......
  • Economy boosted by narrowing trade deficit

     
    Trade deficit: The Commerce Department said Friday that the nation’s trade deficit in October narrowed to $43.5 billion, the lowest level since December 2010....
  • China's Xi spars with lawmakers, avoids specifics in speech

     
    REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- After getting an earful from U.S. lawmakers on his country's human rights record Wednesday morning, the official expected to be China's future leader faced a friendlier audience at a business-sponsored luncheon in Washington...
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • Obama tells China's president that global trade imbalances must be fixed

    President Barack Obama on Friday opened his relationship with Chinese President Hu Jintao, promising cooperation in a phone call that broadly covered sensitive trade issues, the global financial crisis and the North Korean nuclear threat. Both leaders...
  • Political Landscape: A divided Congress will collide in 2011

    A divided Congress will collide in 2011 Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) is bracing for rough seas when Congress convenes in January. With a Republican majority looking to reverse key Obama administration policies, Sherman said he foresees several...
  • Pelosi wants genocide recognition

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said last week during a visit to Burbank that she will push for a congressional vote on an Armenian Genocide recognition bill. Pelosi came to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church in Burbank on Aug. 4 for a...
  • Jobless data downside surprises experts

     
    by Frank James More bad economic news today on the unemployment front. Jobless claims climbed to the highest level in seven years last month. What's truly unnerving is that the numbers are coming in even worse than economists and other......
  • Stimulus' 'Buy U.S.' wording hit by Europe

     
    by Frank James The congressional stimulus plan isn't just drawing domestic criticism. It's also getting flak from U.S. trade partners because of "Buy American" provisions to require the purchase of U.S. steel and iron with an eye towards boosting U.S........
  • Michael Hiltzik: Learning to live with China

     
    Economic nationalism -- or is it merely xenophobia? -- is nothing new on these shores. It crops up whenever America's hegemony as the world's No. 1 economy appears to be threatened by an upward-scuttling challenger. As my column for Monday......