Reader Mail Apr 24, 2011

Renminbi conversion still strict

Barry Eichengreen's April 15 opinion article, "Safer alternative bears on dollar," was a very interesting take on the potential replacements for the dollar. I agree that the most frequently discussed alternatives are not viable, but my question is about China's renminbi currency. The article mentions ...

Commentary May 6, 2009

China and Taiwan try a practical approach

by Tom Plate

LOS ANGELES — On the surface of things, it might not seem like such a big deal. Taiwan is to get recognition as an observer at an important world health meeting in Geneva to be held later this month. But in the context of ...