May 29, 2012 Headlines: China Currency Update, Wage Stagnation, China and the WTO, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/29/2012

WaPo: China is petitioning the WTO to block U.S. tariffs on their solar products.

The Hill: The Treasury missed another opportunity to name China a currency manipulator.

WSJ: A troubling sign: domestic manufacturing gains were driven by wage stagnation.

TIME: “American Decline” is very much a myth.

WSJ: A growing Sino-Indian partnership is bad news for the United States.

Reuters: A Japanese computer chip maker is sending production to Taiwan.

AP: China and Japan will now be trading currencies directly.

WSJ: Global shipping costs are down.

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