Articles by Moran Zhang

Moran Zhang is a finance and economics reporter at The International Business Times. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal Digital Network’s MarketWatch, United Press International and the San Diego Union Tribune. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and holds a master’s degree in business journalism. She is based in New York. Moran can be reached at m.zhang@ibtimes.com, and she can be followed on Twitter at @moranzhang.

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China's Tricky Balancing Act

Some analysts believe recent data weakness warrants a policy response. But a short-term boost would come at a cost. Here's why.
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The Collapse Of A Chinese Property Developer

The risk is particularly high in third- and fourth-tier cities. When the U.S. property bubble burst, prices didn't collapse in New York but instead in places like Orlando and Las Vegas, one economist explained.

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Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.
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Investigators Reveal MH17 Was Shot By Russian Missile

Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigations Team said new evidence suggested the Buk missile, used to blow the plane out of the sky, originated from the Russian military’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the city of Kursk.
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Mayweather's List Of Best Boxers Today

Floyd Mayweather named a number of boxers that impress him today as he believes the future of the sport is bright, especially if they clash with each other down the line.