This week is expected to be the biggest week of initial public offerings in a couple of years. Patrick Foulis wrote "The coming wave" of Chinese takeovers, the latest cover story of the Economist, and he discusses the greater meaning with Jeremy Hobson.
General Motors will reportedly go through with its initial public offering on Thursday. In China, state media reports the car maker SAIC Motor -- a Chinese company -- has agreed to buy a big stake in the American automaker.
Ireland says the government actually doesn't need to borrow any more until well into next year. After working hard for their independence, the country isn't quick to give it up. Stephen Beard explains.
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