Apr 30, 2012 According to the Wall Street Journal, cotton has become part of the fabric of life in China -- the country has bought over a million tons of the fluffy white stuff in the last seven months.
Apr 30, 2012 Academics find a useful way of describing what kind of crisis the eurozone is facing.
Apr 30, 2012 In a matter of days, two countries at the center of the European debt crisis will hold elections: France is on the verge of electing a socialist as president and Greece may also shake up its leadership. But it's Spain that's causing some heartburn today.
Apr 30, 2012 Spain has officially slipped back into recession and to make matters worse, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the credit rating on 11 Spanish banks. That makes it harder for those banks to borrow money.
Apr 30, 2012 Economist Edward Hugh discusses how Spain's economic woes compare to Greece and whether the country is "bailout-able."
Aug 12, 2013 Marketplace's China correspondent Rob Schmitz discusses how Americans and Chinese differ when talking about personal finance.
Apr 25, 2012 There's a report that federal authorities in the U.S. have asked some American movie studios about whether they've had to grease the wheels with cash as they try to break into the Chinese market.
Apr 25, 2012 Shanghai bureau chief Rob Schmitz discusses the impact of the scandal involving China's charismatic and disgraced Communist party official Bo Xilai, and what it means for the country's future.
Apr 23, 2012 Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy came in second yesterday to Socialist Francois Hollande in the first round of voting. The two candidates will face a run-off on May 6th, and the ultimate outcome could have big consequences for Europe's debt crisis.