A woman walks past a bench painted with the US flag in a shopping mall in Beijing on January 6. Two recent surveys show a contraction in China’s manufacturing sector last month, the latest sign that the double whammy of slowing domestic demand and US trade tariffs continues to crimp growth. Photo: AP
Nicholas Spiro
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Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Why China’s slowdown is playing second fiddle to America’s volatile economy and markets

  • Nicholas Spiro says while China is understandably seen as the source of global financial market turmoil, the US economy may have investors more concerned

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A woman walks past a bench painted with the US flag in a shopping mall in Beijing on January 6. Two recent surveys show a contraction in China’s manufacturing sector last month, the latest sign that the double whammy of slowing domestic demand and US trade tariffs continues to crimp growth. Photo: AP
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