Tag Archives: Balance of trade

Rag merchants to the Middle Kingdom

Forbes.com has two consistent messages.  The first is that is it doesn’t make sense for Apple to assemble iPods, iPhones and iPads in this country and the second is that China is America’s most important economic partner.  I believe both messages are false, … Continue reading

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Enough already!

A couple of days ago I did a post on my favorite China promoter, Professor Baizhu Chen of USC.  In the post, I stated my theory that China needs us a lot more than we need China.  According to Forbes.com, I … Continue reading

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Tracking your personal trade deficit

Well, black friday is a mere ten days away.  The holiday spending frenzy is nearly upon us.  Americans spent more than $675 per person last year on gifts for family, friends and probably a few for themselves.  Clothes, shoes, electronics, … Continue reading

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