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China v. US: My empire is bigger than yours

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June 24, 2009 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: FXI

This is a good basic seven minute overview and worth your time

Video: Historian Niall Ferguson ruminates on the world's most important rivalry.

By Mark Scheffler Published: June 24, 2009 07:23 ET

What happens when a rising power lends money to the world's biggest power? As empires rise and fall, is conflict inevitable? And what does the global economic meltdown mean, anyway?

These are just a few of the questions we put to historian Niall Ferguson, author of "The Ascent of Money," as he analyzes the complex and critically important relationship between Washington and Beijing.

So light up your pipe, stroke your beard, and press play:

Taken from here:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/commerce/090619/china-v-us-my-empire-bigger-yours

 

3 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On June 24, 2009 at 3:17 PM, FleaBagger (29.20) wrote:

Great video!

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#2) On June 24, 2009 at 3:18 PM, kdakota630 (29.72) wrote:

Agreed.

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#3) On June 24, 2009 at 4:54 PM, VIS46 (28.25) wrote:

It is a only a mater of time when the dollar will depreciate for good to a  very low point and never return backup

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