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The Bank of China Expands in the U.S.

In late 2012, the state-controlled Bank of China became the first Chinese lender to participate in the sale of U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) by joining with other banks to help lend the $950 million needed to build a 43-story […]

China Concerned about Wealth Disparity

The growing inequality in China is seen by analysts as a threat to its political stability.  People in the lower economic classes are unhappy and voicing their frustration with street protests and angry blogging. In response China has pledged to […]

Europe Eager to Tax Financial Transactions

The European Union recently started down the path of taxing financial transactions.  In January 2013, the European Commission approved a proposal by 11 member-nations to tax stock, currency, and derivatives transactions. The details of the proposed tax have not been […]

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