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China"s Effort to Control Debt Loses Steam

China is letting up on its drive to keep a lid on debt growth as it faces a softening economy at home and a trade conflict with the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Soft China April investment, retail sales suggest economy losing steam

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported weaker-than-expected investment and retail sales in April and a drop in home sales, clouding its economic outlook even as policymakers try to navigate debt risks and defuse a heated trade row with the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2018

China"s Out Of Control Borrowing Binge Leads The Global Debt Addiction

Authored by Alex Deluce via GoldTelegraph.com, China has developed a craving for consumer goods, the more luxurious, the better. Along with most other countries, China’s credit boom and spending spree are being followed by out-of-cont.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 30th, 2018

Stocks open slightly higher in effort to shrug off U.S.-China trade tensions

Stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday as investors attempted to look past.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 41 min. ago

David Stockman Exposes The "$20 Trillion Elephant In The Room"

That US stocks returned to record highs last month - picking up steam even as the world teetered on the bring of another debt crisis - has prompted even the most tenacious bears to recal.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 17th, 2018

China Rebukes Local Officials Over Debt Pile

China’s Finance Ministry is upping the pressure on local governments, reprimanding dozens of officials in one province that has seen its debt troubles spill into public protests......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

China Launches First Domestically Built Icebreaker For "Polar Silk Road"

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping introduced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), an ambitious effort to promote regional cooperation and connectivity on a trans-continental scale via infrastructure-building projects covering Eu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 15th, 2018

Trump Denies WSJ Report, Says "Under No Pressure To Make Deal With China"

The reason why the market spiked yesterday just before noon, if briefly, was a WSJ report that the Trump admin is reaching out to China for a new round of trade talks, in an effort "to give Beijing another opportunity to address W.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

China"s largest ride-hailing company is now recording in-car audio during passenger trips

Simon Song Didi Chuxing, China's largest ride-hailing company, is now recording in-car audio during passenger trips in an effort it says will impr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2018

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday after a report that the U.S. proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world's two largest economies was spiraling out of control......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 13th, 2018

Trump administration steps up communications with China as tariffs loom

The Trump administration has stepped up its communications with China over trade, the White House's top economic adviser said on Wednesday, as people familiar with the effort said an invitation for a new round of trade talks was sent to Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

U.S. Proposing New Round of Trade Talks With China

The U.S. is reaching out to China for a new round of trade talks, in an effort to give Beijing another opportunity to address issues before Washington implements additional tariffs on Chinese imports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 12th, 2018

China battles to contain swine fever spread

China is battling to contain the rapid spread of African swine fever among what is the world's largest pig herd, as the United Nations says 40,000 pigs have been culled since early August in an effort to stop the disease. Ed Giles reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

China state media said one of its biggest movie stars, who"s been missing for months, has been placed "under control"

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images One of China's most successful actre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 11th, 2018

The 5G Race: China and U.S. Battle to Control World"s Fastest Wireless Internet

A new wireless era promises to transform how people use the internet, and two countries are fighting over who dominate. At stake are billions of dollars in royalties, a head start in developing new technologies and national security......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 9th, 2018

Dell, Cisco and others make a last-minute effort to avoid new China tariffs

Dell, Cisco and other networking equipment makers want to be exempt from the possible tariffs on $200 billion of goods from China......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 7th, 2018

Everybody Gets A "AAA": Why S&P Is Adopting "Custom Credit Ratings" For Chinese Debt

S&P is reportedly working on developing a custom credit rating scale for China, but .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2018

Tech companies make last-minute effort to avoid new China tariffs

Four major tech companies have sent a last minute letter to the Office of the US Trade Representative asking to be exempted from a possible new round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 6th, 2018

Getty family to regain control of photo agency

The Getty family said on Tuesday it would acquire Carlyle Group LP's majority stake in Getty Images Inc, ending ten years of private equity control that contributed to the U.S. photo agency's debt pile swelling......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

China and African Nations Deepen Ties Despite Debt Concerns

Chinese President Xi Jinping and African leaders reaffirmed joint development goals on Tuesday at the conclusion of a summit shadowed by a debt crisis among some African nations and questions about China’s role in it......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

China"s Xi Jinping offers another $60 billion to Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60 billion in financing for Africa and wrote off some debt for poorer African nations. Thuy Ong reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2018