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It makes literally no sense that the White House just labeled China a currency manipulator

China is not a currency manipulator by the US Treasury's own definition and nothing the White House has said on this matter makes any sense.

China’s growth has ground down to a 27-year low, and its economy probably can’t go on like this

After a slow GDP growth print for Q2 you can expect Chinese policymakers to return to easing soon, analysts say.
A man looks at Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at its showroom in Beijing January 29, 2014.

China’s state mouthpiece just put Tesla on notice

The Global Times just bashed some of Tesla's early moves in China, and stoked some fear that the company may get caught up in the US-China trade war.

There are 3 reasons China just took over a bank for the first time in 20 years, and 2 of them are a huge deal

With its takeover of Baoshang Bank China raises more questions about its banking system than it has since its last public bank takeover in the 90s.

Trump’s Huawei ban escalates the US-China trade war into a tech Cold War

The Huawei ban shows President Donald Trump is trying to cripple Chinese companies' efforts around the world. The trade war is small in comparison.

Trump just tried to explain what China will do next, and he sounds jealous

In a tweet, President Donald Trump attempted to explain what Chinese policymakers would do to help their economy through its trade war with the US.
President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping

China made 3 demands to end the trade war; only one of them is legit

China wants the US to bring its purchasing demands back down to reality, and it has a point there.

China’s nasty threat to retaliate against the US in the trade war would backfire catastrophically

If China dumps its US Treasury holdings it would limit its ability to manage the yuan during this crucial time, and that's just where the pain starts.

Trump’s threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China’s economy like a sucker punch

After struggling earlier this year the Chinese economy just found its footing. Trump's 25% tariffs could reverse all of that and knock it down again.

Tesla is finding out what it’s like when China gets a little angry

Tesla is finding out what it's like when the Chinese media and its netizens stop playing nice, and start playing hardball.