A female soldier from the Chinese People's Liberation Army attends a training session for Thursday's military parade in China.

Its economic growth sputtering, China puts on a parade

Sep 2, 2015
Thursday's military pageant in Tian'anmen Square comes at a crucial time.
Posted In: Tiananmen Square, China, World War II, Japan

China's growing, but not fast enough for some

Aug 28, 2015
Its run as global economic driver is starting to slow.
Posted In: world, China, Investing
Goldman Sachs' Manhattan headquarters. (The real one.)

Haven't read "Harry Potter and Porcelain Doll" yet?

Aug 28, 2015
Neither have we. Add it to a growing list of Chinese counterfeits.
Posted In: China, knockoffs, Goldman Sachs, Oreos, consumer goods
Triathletes took part in the 3800 m swimming leg of the Ironman Copenhagen 2015 in Copenhagen on Monday.

China's Wanda buys Ironman race series

Aug 27, 2015
Conglomerate says it paid $650 million for the company that owns the triathlon.
Posted In: China, Ironman triathlon, consumer
Wang Tao, a fruit vendor in Shanghai.

No worries on China's streets

Aug 26, 2015
The country's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.
Posted In: China, stock markets, street vendors
The Apple logo hangs on the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on August 5, 2015 in New York City.

Apple, iPhone and the Chinese economy

Aug 26, 2015
Call it 'Sinodependency.'
Posted In: apple, China, stock market, Economy
A Tiffany & Co. windows design inspired by "The Great Gatsby" at the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The battle for Chinese luxury buyers is fought on areas such as Fifth Avenue.

China's luxury buyers are an endangered species

Aug 26, 2015
Market turmoil could hit makers of high-end products particularly hard.
Posted In: China, luxury, financial markets
A trader is reflected in a market screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global markets, the Dow Jones industrial average rallied early in the day only to fall more than 200 points

It's a contraction, not another Great Recession

Aug 25, 2015
Remember the epic fails of automakers, banks and mortgages all at once?
Posted In: stock market, Great Recession, China, US economy
A man stands in front of an electronic board displaying financial information in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Hong Kong shares closed 0.72 percent higher on August 25, clawing back early losses after a slump in Chinese shares left global equity markets trembling

China's struggle for a free (stock) market

Aug 25, 2015
The government's hand is quite visible at the Shanghai exchange.
Posted In: Shanghai, stock market, China, Chinese economy