The U.S. and China flags stand at the back of a microphone waiting for the coming of then-U.S. Senator John McCain for a press convention on the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on April 9, 2009.
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Simply as fears of inflation and slowing enlargement are beginning to hold back markets, any other chance is lurking within the background: emerging tensions between the U.S. and China.