A Textile Capital of China Is Hobbled by a Downturn Gone Global

Factories and workers must adjust to new global thriftiness
David Barboza
March 10, 2009

A Global Credit Squeeze Is Felt Unevenly

Governments hang on to their money as fear of lending sweeps the globe
Floyd Norris
February 11, 2009

How Washington Can Prevent “Zombie Banks”

Governments should close the banks that cannot lend or protect public savings in responsible ways
James Baker
March 10, 2009

Obama Risks Flap on “Buy American”

Protectionist clauses in the US stimulus package could prompt a trade war and widespread job loss
Neil King Jr.
February 9, 2009

The Multilateral Trading System: A Response to Its Challengers

As one of humanity’s greatest assets, free trade could help end the global recession
Ernesto Zedillo
March 9, 2009