May 14, 2012 Headlines: China Currency Manipulation, Aircraft Made in China, Unemployment Claims Down, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/14/2012

NYT: Aircraft makers are now expanding into China.

Reuters: Ford expands production in China.

WSJ: Economists still see the yuan as severely undervalued.

MSNBC: Mitt Romney says that we’re “on the verge of a manufacturing renaissance”.

WSJ: China’s investment in a military-industrial base is about to produce their first mass domestic-produced jet engine.

The Hill: Export-Import Bank legislation is on the Senate’s docket this week.

WSJ: Exports are up, which is a good sign for the economy as a whole.

The Atlantic: Singapore’s economic success comes from a strong manufacturing policy.

The Hill: Lawmakers have no comments on a Chinese bank taking over 13 banks in New York and California.

WSJ: Unemployment claims continue to fall.

NYT: Asian demand is driving the rise in business jet sales.

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