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G-20 countries head into summit with differing priorities

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G-20 countries head into summit with differing priorities

The G-20 summit is getting under way in Pittsburgh. John Authers of the Financial Times discusses the state of the global economy and what may come from the summit.

Posted: September 24, 2009 11:03   Comments: 0
U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports spark trade dispute

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U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports spark trade dispute

U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese tire imports led to a trade dispute. Daniel Rosen of the Rhodium Group discusses the larger implications. Do you think China will overtake the United States as the world's leading economic power? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 14, 2009 11:30   Comments: 14
Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

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Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

Qatar, a small country in the Persian Gulf, has an economy based almost entirely on money from oil and gas. But the benefits come with significant drawbacks.

Posted: September 11, 2009 12:00   Comments: 1
China’s market fluctuations could signal overheating

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China’s market fluctuations could signal overheating

China's stock market index has fluctuated wildly over the past two years, including a 7 percent decline on Monday. Roben Farzad, a senior writer for BusinessWeek, discusses China's stock market and how it could affect the global economy.

Posted: September 2, 2009 15:57   Comments: 1
How You See It: Global economy

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How You See It: Global economy

Data released Wednesday show that consumer spending rose in Europe in the second quarter of the year. How confident are you that the global recession is ending?

Posted: September 2, 2009 11:12   Comments: 16
Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

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Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

Yukio Hatoyama will usher in a new era of progressive and more liberal politics and government in Japan. Kenji Kohno is the Washington bureau chief of the Japanese television network NHK and discusses what this historic election means for Japan and U.S. relations.

Posted: August 31, 2009 11:03   Comments: 1
Clinton pledges support for Somalia’s weak government

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Clinton pledges support for Somalia’s weak government

On her African tour, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to expand American support for Somalia's weak interim government as it struggles against Islamic extremists. Emira Woods of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses Clinton's agenda in Africa and U.S. goals in Somalia.

Posted: August 6, 2009 13:51   Comments: 1
Week in review: Israel, China and turbulence in Iran

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Week in review: Israel, China and turbulence in Iran

Susan Chira of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine discuss the week’s top stories: Continuing turbulence in Iran and this week's U.S. talks with both Israel and China.

Posted: July 31, 2009 12:31   Comments: 6
U.S. promises China it will reduce deficit

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U.S. promises China it will reduce deficit

After two days of high-level U.S.-China talks, the Obama administration agreed to reduce the U.S. deficit once the financial crisis has abated. Nicholas Lardy of the Peterson Institute discusses the evolving economic relationship between the two countries.

Posted: July 29, 2009 16:12   Comments: 0
He SED, she SED: This week’s dialogue with China

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He SED, she SED: This week’s dialogue with China

Believe it or not, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, at the U.S. "Strategic & Economic Dialogue" with China this week, the "&" signals a key process and policy shift for the United States.

Posted: July 27, 2009 12:16   Comments: 2

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