April 5, 2012 Headlines: Weekly Jobless Claims Down, China Currency Manipulation, Innovation Creates Jobs, and More

Posted by smorgante on 04/05/2012

AP: Weekly jobless claims continue to fall, foreshadowing good jobs numbers tomorrow.

Reuters: Factory orders continued to pick up this year.

Ezra Klein: Innovation creates jobs.

The Hill: Treasury Secretary Geithner slams the GOP Budget.

Bloomberg: Chinese currency manipulation leads to undervalued products.

IHT: U.S. Marines deployed to Australia, as the start of a series of maneuvers to balance the rise of China’s influence.

NYT: Chinese reform movements are following historical patterns.

TPM: The success of the Auto Rescue can be seen in Detroit.

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