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President of China Xi Jinping and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in London, England.

Warm welcome for China's president in UK

Oct 20, 2015
Xi Jinping is on a 4-day visit. His hosts want Chinese investment.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, United Kingdom
Chinese vendors unload onions at a local food market in Beijing, China.

Do China's GDP numbers matter?

Oct 19, 2015
Its economy is slowing, but how fast depends on whose numbers you believe.
Posted In: China, China growth, GDP
 A German policeman stands near migrants waiting on the bridge over the Inn river to cross into Germany on Sunday in Braunau am Inn, Austria.

In Germany, the mood is turning against refugees

Oct 19, 2015
As the number of asylum seekers grows, so do Germans' anxieties.
Posted In: Germany, refugees, migrants

U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage an 'outlier'

Oct 14, 2015
In other developed economies, the stable, fixed-rate mortgage is nowhere to be found.
Posted In: mortgage, home ownership, home
China is selling U.S. bonds in an effort to bolster its own currency, according to experts.

Why China is selling our treasury bonds

Oct 13, 2015
The same data show the Chinese are privately investing in American bonds.
Posted In: China, bonds, yuan

In Britain, left-wing policies resurface

Oct 13, 2015
What Bernie Sanders has in common with the head of the UK Labour Party.
Posted In: Bernie Sanders, income inequality, socialist

The battle lines shape up on the TPP

Oct 9, 2015
The terms aren't yet public, but that hasn't slowed down pundits and politicos.
Posted In: TPP, hillary clinton, trade, Environment, labor

Sepp gets his timeout

Oct 8, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
President Barack Obama speaks to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk  during a meeting with Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Honolulu, Hawaii back in 2011.

Make DeLauro's TPP vote a 'Nay'

Oct 8, 2015
The Democrat from Connecticut says the trade deal will send U.S. jobs overseas.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Economy

Seizing boats may not stop dangerous crossings

Oct 7, 2015
The EU is searching and seizing suspected smuggling boats in the Mediterranean.
Posted In: migrant crisis, Europe, refugees, Libya