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  • China Trade Impasse Frustrates U.S. Lawmakers Friday, 25 May 2007 | 12:10 PM ET

    China's Vice Premier Wu Yi in a speech Thursday night rebuffed U.S. demands for trade and currency reforms. President Bush commented that he was "disappointed." What does this mean for trade relations between the two key economic powers? Morris Reid, former Commerce Department aide under President Bill Clinton, and Kellyanne Conway, president and CEO of The Polling Company, gave their opposing views on "Morning Call."

  • China-U.S. Trade Talks Leave Some Unsatisfied Thursday, 24 May 2007 | 1:54 PM ET

    This week saw a historic round of U.S.-China trade talks. What was the result? Greater Chinese pride, according to Krishna Guha, the chief U.S. economics correspondent for the Financial Times. He joined CNBC's chief Washington correspondent, John Harwood, to tell "Power Lunch" viewers what the talks produced -- and what domestic and global ripples to expect.

  • U.S. Making Progress On Chinese Piracy Fight Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 4:54 PM ET

    How goes the battle against Chinese intellectual piracy? John Taylor, Hoover Institute fellow and former Treasury department undersecretary, joined James Bacchus, chairman of the global trade practice group at Greenberg Traurig, to reassure "Power Lunch" viewers that "we're making progress as we speak."

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Tuesday China must move faster in accelerating the flexibility of its currency and increase access to its capital markets.

  • In the interview, Mr. Paulson discusses the importance of an open economy in the U.S., the Dubai Ports, Sarbanes-Oxley, taxes, China and global capital markets, among other topics.

  • China Trade Dispute Divides Analysts Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 3:22 PM ET

    This week, Congress is hearing from labor interests and economists, urging different agendas for U.S. trade with China. What – if anything – should be done to ensure America’s competitiveness? John Taylor, a Hoover Institute fellow and former Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, and Jonathan Jacoby, associate director for international economic policy at the Center for American Progress, debated the issue on “Morning Call.”

  • In an exclusive interview with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the U.S. needs to remain open to foreign investment to preserve its competitive edge.

  • United States Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson listens to a question following his speech at the Confederation of British Industries annual conference, in London, Tuesday Nov. 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Top government and private sector leaders discuss regulation and competitiveness in the post Sarbanes-Oxley era

  • In an exclusive interview at a major conference on the capital markets in Washington D.C. , the Berkshire Hathaway chairman also shares his views on hedge funds, executive compensation and his company’s succession plan.

  • Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Friday that China was not moving quickly enough on currency reform, and said he hoped high-level talks next month would produce results.

  • Buffett, Greenspan Differ on Regulation of U.S. Markets Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 9:17 AM ET

    Warren Buffett and Alan Greenspan offered sharply different views on government regulation of U.S. capital markets, reflecting the divisions among many business and government leaders who gathered in Washington for a high-level conference on U.S. competitiveness.

  • In an exclusive appearance on CNBC's Kudlow & Co., Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said troubles hitting the subprime lending industry "shouldn't be a surprise to anyone," adding that he doesn't expect industry fallout to cause a credit crunch for consumers.

  • Paulson Urges China to Open Financial Markets Wednesday, 7 Mar 2007 | 10:31 PM ET

    China should open its financial sector further to foreign competition to help it become more than an exporter of low-cost manufactured goods, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Thursday.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Visits China Wednesday, 7 Mar 2007 | 10:57 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson arrived in Beijing Wednesday to lobby high-level Chinese officials for action to end Beijing's controversial currency controls and rein in its bulging trade surplus.

  • Paulson: Global Economy Is Strong, Inflation Is Low Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 9:15 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Tuesday that a weakened housing market will not have a major impact on the U.S. financial sector, which he described as quite healthy.

  • Paulson: U.S. Housing Credit Risks Contained Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 9:29 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Tuesday that a weakened housing market will not have a major impact on the U.S. financial sector, which he described as quite healthy.

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    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson kicked off a three-nation Asian tour in Tokyo on Monday amid turmoil in regional stock markets and the dollar's sudden drop against the yen.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Friday that recent financial market volatility does not necessarily reflect the fundamentals of the U.S. economy, nor those of the developing Chinese economy.

  • New York Senator and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told CNBC that this week's market turmoil "should be a real wake-up call  for our country" on its foreign debt and fiscal policy.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday that China ismoving too slowly to overhaul its currency system and to crack down on copyright piracy, two factors that American businesses blame for the soaring trade deficit with China.