The Spark

Jack Ma, sparking America's next gold rush?

China will be largest buyer in the world: Jack Ma

"Made in China" was practically the catchphrase of the 1990s.

Shops overflowed with Chinese-made products, from clothing to Christmas toys to lightbulbs and sports equipment, all snapped up by America's middle class. China, for better or worse, was "the workshop of the world," and the U.S. its voracious consumer.

In short order, that tide is reversing.