March 8, 2011 Headlines: Gary Locke to China, Global Finance, Korea FTA, and More
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will become our man in China. Coverage here (WaPo), here (Reuters), here (NYT).
WSJ: A proposed Chinese takeover of a Minnesota-based aviation company receives scrutiny.
WSJ: The specter of China owning us is invoked by budget deficit hawks. (Here’s an idea for them: end China’s currency manipulation. It will increase U.S. economic growth and reduce Chinese demand for buying our debt.)
WaPo: The International Monetary Fund is trying to figure out a global financial architecture that works.
WSJ: The White House is pushing forward with the proposed U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
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