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  • U.S. President Barack Obama listens as Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during their news conference in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing November 12, 2014. Obama will travel to Myanmar and Australia as part of a week-long trip to Asia to attend summits. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DSZ0
    June 3, 2015  

    China is on track to eclipse the U.S. as the world’s largest economy by 2016, and it hasn’t been shy about flexing military muscle. Henry Paulson and Bob Rubin, former treasury secretaries from different parties, say the U.S. and China need to correct their relationship in order to ensure global stability. Judy Woodruff reports as part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour. Continue reading

  • November 26, 2008  

    In an attempt to combat the economic crisis, President-elect Barack Obama has appointed key members of his economic team, including former Fed Chair Paul Volcker, to lead an economic advisory panel. Two financial writers assess his team and financial recovery plans. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2008  

    Robert Rubin, who served as treasury secretary during the Clinton administration and is currently the chairman of the board of directors at Citigroup, evaluates the state of the U.S. economy and the role of government intervention in recent economic troubles. Continue reading

  • April 10, 1997  

    The Treasury Secretary’s recent trip to Vietnam made him the highest ranking U.S. official to visit that country since it fell to Communist forces in 1975. He discusses his impressions of Asia’s newest economic tiger, as well as his trade talks in Japan and the Clinton administration’s fiscal policy. Continue reading