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Dark Clouds Continue to Gather Over the U.S. Economy

U.S. stocks continue their slide on bad manufacturing data out of the United States and…

David Francis

Argument

Why Tossing Rogue Traders in Jail and Throwing Away the Key Is the Only Way to Police the Industry

Why tossing rogue traders in jail and throwing away the key is the only way…

Helen Thomas

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What Future For Emerging Markets?

Yes, they have been walloped, but don’t discount how crucial they are when it comes…

Jeffrey E. Garten

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The Bush Leaguers of Beijing

The past week of turmoil confirms what we already knew: China is a pivotal player…

Paola Subacchi

Argument

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in the Global Market Turmoil

Could the latest chaos in commodities and equities markets be an impetus for better policies?

Lena Komileva

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Should We Be Worried About Japan’s Economy, Too?

As China's stock market continues to worry investors, Japan's economy may again be suffering from…

William Sposato

Interview

Shadow Banking Is Killing China’s Stock Markets

The parallel banking system that funneled billions into stocks may be about to unravel.

Daniel Altman

The Cable

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A Key Fed Official Hints China Could Keep the U.S. From a Rate Hike

A key Fed official hints China could push off an interest rate hike ahead of…

David Francis

ChinaFile

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Time for the West to Get Real on China

It's neither a font of endless wealth, nor a basket case teetering on collapse.

David Schlesinger

Argument

China’s Stock Market Crash and Beijing’s Worst Impulses

For too long, the Chinese government has been protecting investors. It's time to allow the…

Jennifer N. Carpenter, Robert F. Whitelaw

Voice

We’d Better Hope This Is the Bubble Bursting

Because if investors think that stock prices are still a “buy,” we're in for even…

Daniel Altman

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NYMEX Crude

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ChinaFile

China’s Economic Magicians Have Lost their Touch

Xi Jinping is botching his country's time-tested recipe for continued growth.

Arthur R. Kroeber

The Cable

Here’s Why Global Markets Rallied as Chinese Stocks Continue to Fall

Markets around the world are rallying Tuesday thanks to China's central bank's combination punch: low…

David Francis

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China’s Market Slide Turns an Economic Crisis Into a Political One

With Wall Street reeling from China’s slowdown, President Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to Washington might be a rocky one.

David Francis

Tea Leaf Nation

What Caused ‘Black Monday’? The Answer’s Blocked in China.

Global commodities, oil prices, the Fed — state media will blame anything but China for…

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

Tea Leaf Nation

Mapping Fallout From ‘Black Monday’: Who Was Hardest Hit?

American stock markets have just closed. As the smoke clears, FP tallies the worldwide damage.

David Wertime, C.K. Hickey

The Cable

How Donald Trump’s Rise Explains the Greek Debt Crisis

Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tapped into populist anger in Greece to rise to…

David Francis

Global Stocks

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How Bad Is It Going to Get?

The plunging markets could fall by 20 percent before China rights itself. And even if…

Daniel Altman

The Cable

The Return of Black Monday?

Markets around the world take heavy losses while the Dow drops 1,000 points at the opening bell.

David Francis

Argument

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Fix This Economy Now!

It’s time to bring the American economy into the 21st century — here’s how.

Daniel Altman

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Europe Needs to Let the Migrants In

Why an influx of new blood would be a shot in the arm for the…

Philippe Legrain

The Cable

A 1,000-Point Correction, or a Panda Bear Market?

China fears send the Dow and S&P 500 to worst week since 2011.

David Francis

Copper

COMEX Futures

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Report

With Resignation, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Calls a Referendum on Himself

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned Thursday, triggering a new national election. That vote will…

David Francis

Tea Leaf Nation

Let China Join the Global Monetary Elite

China wants the RMB to join the special drawing rights basket. It’s in America’s best…

Scott Kennedy

The Cable

Concerns About Chinese Spillover Gives the Fed Caution on Raising Interest Rates

Fed minutes send a mixed message on a September rate hike as concerns about Chinese…

David Francis

Report

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Will German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Power Base Fracture Over the Greek Bailout?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a third bailout for Greece that could split the base…

David Francis

Argument

Why Are So Many of the World’s Best Companies Run by Indians?

And why aren’t more of those companies in India?

Rupa Subramanya
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