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  • 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......
  • U.S. trade deficit up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November

     
    The U.S. trade deficit shot up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November, hitting a 10-month high, the Department of Commerce said today.Demand for imports is growing, as the nation’s economy slowly gets back on its feet. Imports totaled $174.6......
  • In a twist, China posts a trade deficit

     
    China reported its first monthly trade deficit in six years Saturday. The unusual news comes as the country's trade partners -- namely the United States -- have been clamoring for Beijing to reduce its trade surpluses by strengthening its currency.......
  • Wall Street Roundup: More Lehman trickery? WaMu in the spotlight.

     
    Trade deficit up. Growing demand for imports has driven up the U.S. trade deficit, according to new Commerce Department figures. Both imports and exports rose in February. More Lehman trickery? Lehman used a shadowy company -- an "alter ego" firm......