Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is a journalist with 30+ years of experience. He's a graduate of the University of Missouri and Western Illinois University. He was a United Press International bureau chief in Detroit, a Deutsche Presse-Agentur foreign correspondent in Prague, and an editor at the Chinese business magazines Caijing and Caixin in Beijing. Chinese business-financial news has been his mainstay since 2006. He is on Twitter at @ej_street.

Recent Articles By The Author

In China, IPO Road Shows Are Now 'As Tasteless as Chicken Ribs'

In China, IPO Road Shows Are Now 'As Tasteless as Chicken Ribs'

Road shows used to be raucous affairs in China before regulators turned pre-IPO parties into scripted events.

Smoking Out Smog-Fighting Stocks in China

Smoking Out Smog-Fighting Stocks in China

Stock investors in China are backing companies on the front lines of an anti-pollution battle

Dead End for Autos Exported From China?

Dead End for Autos Exported From China?

It's been downhill for overseas sales of Chinese-made vehicles ever since exports topped one million units in 2012

Desperately Wanted: Factory Workers in Post-Holiday China

Desperately Wanted: Factory Workers in Post-Holiday China

Electronics manufacturers are grappling with labor shortages as migrants fail to return from their annual Spring Festival holidays.

Gritty Tweaks Prepare a China E-tailer for U.S. IPO

Gritty Tweaks Prepare a China E-tailer for U.S. IPO

JD.com spent a decade honing its business model before becoming the first Chinese online retailer to seek a U.S. listing.

Shanghai Bourse Is Back, but Can It Make Money?

Shanghai Bourse Is Back, but Can It Make Money?

Transaction levels soared last year on the Shanghai Stock Exchange even as its composite index slumped.

Party's Over for Luxury Decorator in China

Party's Over for Luxury Decorator in China

An executive whose company outfitted lavish buildings has fallen as China controls government spending.

Cautiously, Foreign Firms Play Chinese Stock Markets

Cautiously, Foreign Firms Play Chinese Stock Markets

China granted QFII investment licenses to another seven overseas firms.

ICBC Chief: China's Shadow Banking Overblown

ICBC Chief: China's Shadow Banking Overblown

ICBC Chairman Jiang Jianqing says shadow banking is worse in Japan and the United States than in China. Meanwhile, default looms for a trust product sold at his bank.

Deepening Regrets as SEC Ruling on China Sinks In

Deepening Regrets as SEC Ruling on China Sinks In

An SEC judge's ruling against the Big Four auditors is part of a wider dispute over Chinese accounting practices that could hit U.S. stockholders who've invested in Chinese companies.