It is February 2013, and the United States (U.S.) Treasury has embarked on its quarterly refunding operation.
Real estate, stocks, credit. China sure has its share of bubbles. Oddly, little attention is paid to the biggest one of all.
When President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address Wednesday, he'll do it in English. But what he says would sound just fine in Japanese.
Here's hoping Google Inc. makes good on its threat to quit China. It's time someone in the U.S. stopped coddling the Chinese police state.
If 2009 was a year for massive government intervention in the private economy and a full-court press on health-care reform, 2010 will be a time for weaning the nation from life support and evaluating what worked and what didn't, and hopefully doing less of the second.
Sergey Brin and Larry Page are finally living up to their motto: "Don't Be Evil." It turns out that Google Inc.'s founders have a conscience even after helping China censor cyberspace.