October 24, 2011 Headlines: U.S. in Decline, GDP Below Potential, China Subsidies, and More

Posted by smorgante on 10/24/2011

The Hill: 69% of voters see the United States in decline.

ABC News: AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue were on This Week with Christiane Amanpour to talk jobs.

FOX Business: China’s manufacturing sector was up in October.

WSJ: Since the Chinese government isn’t cracking down, more lawsuits are coming for pirated software.

Yglesias: Is it wrong for China to subsidize solar panel production? Yes, it is.

WSJ: Economists are predicting small growth for 2011.

Reuters: What would happen if China crashed?

WSJ: Steve Jobs’ biography is selling well in China.

Bloomberg: Two central bank officials were sentenced to jail time in China for leaking economic data.

WSJ: Our current GDP is 6.7% below the potential.

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