We reported last week on the fear and trembling of bond vigilantism, real or imagined -- that the bond market would punish the country for profligacy by raising the interest it demanded to lend us money, thus making everything…
By Paul Solman
Paul Solman: The second in this week’s series of video exchanges with Simon Johnson of the Peterson Institute of Economics, MIT, and (formerly) the IMF, concerns China.
By Business Desk
Question: China’s Premier Wen Jiabao said today he was “worried” about China’s $1 trillion investment in U.S. securities. So, should the United States be worried about his worry? Paul Solman: In response to any economic problem these days, I’m…
China's Premier Wen Jiabao expressed concern Friday about China's massive holding of U.S. debt and Treasuries, appealing to U.S. leadership to make moves to restore economic health and insure the value of China's holdings.
By PBS NewsHour
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