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Another Sign of China’s Looming Crisis

The well-connected Chinese are sending their kids to study in the United States at younger and younger ages.

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China Bubble Looking Ever More Ominous

IMF economists are chastising Xi’s economic team in uncharacteristically strident tones.

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Watchdog Warns of Coming China Banking Crisis

Debt-to-GDP stands at 255 percent. And the troubles don’t end there.

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The China Bubble

It’s probably bursting, one way or another. And the world hasn’t figured out what to do about it.

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China’s Economic Crisis Gets Political

China’s Premier Li is in trouble. The country’s economic crisis may be spilling over into its political system.

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What’s Behind China’s Devaluation?

China’s renminbi devaluation is huge economic news, and according to a keen bit of analysis it also tells us something important about how bad the real Chinese economic figures, as opposed to the inflated official ones, are looking right now.

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China’s Sly Devaluation

China has made a savvy but risky play by abruptly devaluing its currency at a moment when it needs to boost exports while claiming success at moving away from an export-driven growth model.

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Rattled Investors Tank Chinese Markets

Despite aggressive intervention from Beijing, Chinese markets opened to a broad sell-off, with 1,500 stocks falling by the maximum daily amount of 10 percent.

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A Quarter-Trillion Bucks Pours Out of China

We should expect Chinese money to be going global, but the sheer pace of it might be going beyond what we’d expect from a healthy market. Is this capital flight?

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Big Trouble in Big China

Signs that the Great China Bubble may be bursting have more and more of the world’s smartest investors fretting.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

A Schlumberger surge is a good sign for the health of the U.S. shale industry.

The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

Crude Economics

Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.

1990s Redux

The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.

lower education

American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.

Netanyahu in Europe

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.

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