Hu Jintao's visit

2:05pm: Chinese President Hu Jintao calls for increased economic cooperation with the United States on Thursday. More
12:07pm: With labor already in short supply, U.S. companies that manufacture goods in China worry factory workers won't come back after the Lunar holiday. More
9:58am: The allure of growing Chinese consumer market has led to a flood of investment by U.S. businesses in new Chinese plants, some say at the expense of jobs at home. More
Jan 19: The world's second largest economy is still outpacing its Western trading partners by leaps and bounds. More
Jan 19: The Chinese currency could be undervalued by as much as 35%. Or it could be overvalued. More
Jan 19: White House official says China has approved a $19 billion deal with Boeing. GE, Caterpillar and Honeywell also among the big U.S. multinationals in on the deal. More
Jan 18: Exports in focus as the two presidents meet with 14 executives Wednesday at the White House. More
Jan 18: On one hand, China and the United States are business partners with a vested interest in each other's success. On the other, they're fierce competitors with some inherent misunderstandings. More
Jan 17: President Hu Jintao, ahead of U.S. visit, says the international currency system dominated by the dollar is a 'product of the past.' More
Jan 17: The U.S. is in the hole more than ever before, and business leaders say a lot of it has to do with unfair practices from one of the country's largest trading partners. More
Jan 14: People's Bank of China raises amount banks must hold in reserve in an effort to cool high inflation. More
Jan 12: The Bank of China will allow U.S. customers to trade its tightly controlled yuan currency, in a move that could be more about politics than money. More
Jan 12: Ahead of trip to Washington by Chinese President, Treasury secretary says China needs to let currency rise faster and lessen its reliance on exports. More
Jan 10: China's trade surplus fell to $13.1 billion in December, easing tensions with the U.S. ahead of a key meeting between President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao. More
Jan 10: Commentary: UBS senior economic adviser and China expert George Magnus says political challenges and inflation concerns could keep China from supplanting the U.S. More
Jan 11: China president Hu Jintao is coming to the White House next week. But don't expect him to bow to pressure to let its currency trade more freely against the dollar. More

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