China Bank Head Ditches IMF Meet in Snit Over Islands
Meetings of the IMF and World Bank were a few short as they got under way this week in Japan.
China Could Cut Rates After Cash Boosts
Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the PBOC, said that despite the fact that the country has already added more cash to its economy, additional measures, including a cut in interest rates and/or a change in banks’ reserve requirement ratio, could also be deployed.
Chinese Economic Growth Slows
The pace of China's economic expansion has slowed to its lowest rate since the first six months of 2009, according to one official's estimate, and another says the country may loosen rules that govern overseas investment for its people.
Chinese Inflation Still Rising, Topping Expectations
China’s inflation rate for February rose above expectations on Friday, coming in at 4.9% and clearing the way for further monetary tightening by Beijing.
QE2 Draws International Ire; Germany Calls It 'Clueless'
In the wake of the Fed's announcement last Wednesday to put another round of quantitative easing into effect, reaction from around the world has grown louder--and it's not happy.
Earnings, Inflation, the Fed and FPA: Advisor Briefing for the Week of October 11, 2010
Key market movers include earnings results, release of the FOMC minutes, producer and consumer prices, and the seminannual Treasury report to Congress on economic and exchange rate policies.