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China’s economy is starting to show its true colors again

OPINION: The latest economic data out of China looks less that of an economic superpower, and more like what it truly is — a country saddled with debt and in the midst of a dangerous slowdown.
Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Beijing is going to have to start making a lot of life or death decisions about the Chinese economy

OPINION: A private Chinese manufacturing group is begging the government for help with its $7 billion in debt. Now Beijing must decide if DunAn is worth saving. If it is, then will every indebted Chinese firm get the same treatment? If it's not, where's the moral hazard in China's economy?

Watching Larry Kudlow flail is a reminder that Trump has brought one of Wall Street’s ugliest habits to the White House

OPINION: These guys think their guys are geniuses, and it's going to get us in a whole lot of trouble.
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are seen during a military promotional event in Baoding, Hebei province, China March 30, 2018. Picture taken March 30, 2018

Here’s what China has going for it in a trade war — and what it doesn’t

OPINION: The US economy is stronger than China's, but sometimes war isn't just about strength — it's about structure.
President Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

China needs the world more than ever right now. Don’t tell Trump.

OPINION: China's economic data is showing us that domestic demand is slipping, which means China needs the world to pick up the slack.

We’re about to find out if Trump meant anything he said about taking a jackhammer to global trade deals

OPINION: Key White House trade decisions are expected in the next few weeks. We'll be lucky if we get through them without angering our friends and frenemies.
Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 28, 2016.

China just sent out a warning, and it went right over Wall Street’s head

BI PRIME: OPINION: Beiing's threat to slow its buying of US Treasurys should've reverberated less in the credit markets and more in Washington.
A man looks back at the camera, as investors sit in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai August 16, 2013.

China is about to take the entire global economy for a wild ride

OPINION: We've taken this ride at the end of every year since 2014, and all of the elements for a repeat are coming together.
Xi Jinping

Xi has prepared China for a future that is both clear and dark

By failing to unveil plans for his succession Xi signaled that China's newest phase of authoritarianism has begun. The country's economy is part of why.

Steve Bannon’s Hong Kong speech was a love letter to authoritarianism

OPINION: The only thing Bannon may like as much as nationalism is authoritarianism. That's why he has so much respect for China.