China’s Investments in U.S. Benefit Both Countries

U-T San Diego -- Many Americans are deeply concerned about China’s government and central bank owning more than $1 trillion of the United States’ national debt. These concerns span the media spectrum from newspapers to blogs to TV networks and generate a visceral response among commentators and consumers alike. Yet these reactions are more political and emotional than based on sound analysis. Before we assume that China’s U.S. debt holdings are a bad thing, we need to take a look at the hard economics behind it.

Why do the central government and central bank of China invest so heavily in America’s national debt? (Full Story)

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