China Growing at Top Speed President Hu Jintao of China visited the USA in January 2011. An agreement was reached to keep giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian at the U.S. National Zoo for another five years. President Hu also met with USA corporate leaders and said both the USA and China will fully recover the from the global economic crisis only if both cooperate.
China is Hot on America's Heels In the video below, ABC News reviews the positive and negative of China's booming culture, economy, technology, and military. Russell Leigh Moses, Beijing Center for Chinese Studies, says, "I think we are going to see a China that spreads its wings more. A China that is not going to be contained". The size and scope of China is amazing - an estimated 640 million Chinese were traveling home for the Spring Festival (more than 2 times the USA population).
=> China is designing its first commercial airplane.
=> China is building its own space station.
=> China has tested its first stealth fighter jet.
=> China is paving 16,000 miles of highway in 2011.
=> China will have more highways (miles) than the USA in 5 years.
=> China bullet train broke records at 230 mph.
=> China will begin laying 19,000 miles of railway in 2011.
=> Chinese students average 41 more days per year in school than Americans.
=> Chinese students now top the world in science, math, and reading scores.
=> More than 150 million people live on less than $2 a day.
=> Chinese human rights abuses abound.
ABC News "Hu Jintao Visit: Economics and Panda Bears" A new Panda deal and more signals to business leaders about deals with China.
Charts and Analysis!
USA and Global economic charts
Apple (AAPL) financial performance and stock charts
Google (GOOG) financial performance and stock charts
Microsoft (MSFT) financial performance charts
Intel (INTC) financial performance charts
VMware (VMW) financial performance charts
SalesForce.com (CRM) financial performance charts
USA failed and problem banks
Federal Reserve statistical releases
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) financial performance charts
Citigroup (C) financial performance charts
Goldman Sachs (GS) financial performance charts
Wells Fargo (WFC) financial performance charts
Bank of America (BAC) financial performance charts
Morgan Stanley (MS) financial performance charts
S&P 500 (SPX) charts and review
China economic, Internet, and technology news
Baidu (BIDU) financial performance and stock charts