economic slowdown

  • An investor walks past an electronic screen showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, January 19, 2016. China stocks rebounded roughly 3 percent on Tuesday, as weak quarterly economic data strengthened market expectations the government will unveil more stimulus moves. REUTERS/China Daily ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. - RTX23088
    January 19, 2016  

    China’s economy grew last year at the slowest pace since 1990, at a lower-than-expected rate of 6.9 percent. Jeffrey Brown talks to Ken Lieberthal of the Brookings Institute and Cornell economist Eswar Prasad about what that means for China and global economic stability. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2008  

    The ease with which Americans can make purchases using credit cards and loans has led to increased personal debt. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Stuart Vyse, author of “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money,” about the roots of the country’s financial troubles. Continue reading