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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
April 24, 2019 U.S. Wheat applauds WTO ruling against ChinaSource: Capital Press
A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel has found that China administered its tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn and rice inconsistently with its WTO commitments. As a result, the nation imported billions of dollars...
April 23, 2019 MPs to warn Theresa May she will be forced out over Brexit failure if she fails to name her departure dateSource: Telegraph(UK)
Theresa May will be told by her own MPs to name the date of her departure or face being ousted in June after the Conservative Party’s patience with her finally ran out.
China's structural reforms should be driven through the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund and, all else failing, through bilateral trade instruments. Washington's priority should be to rapidly balance its...
Research & Insights
March 28, 2019 Animation: The Biggest Economies in 2030Source: Visual Capitalist
By 2030, the complexion of the global economy could look very different than it does today. According to recent projections from Standard Chartered, a multinational bank headquartered in London, the next decade will see emerging...
January 16, 2019 WHAT IF MOST AMERICANS DON'T CARE THAT DEEPLY ABOUT TRADE?Source: BBN Times
...recent public opinion polling uniformly reveals that, first, foreign trade and globalization are generally popular, and in fact more popular today than at any point in recent history; second, a substantial portion of the...
October 26, 2017 The 12 best universities in the worldSource: CNBC
U.S. News used data from Clarivate Analytics InCites and ranked universities based on factors such as global research reputation, publications and conferences. In order to be considered, universities had to have published at...
Commentary & Opinion
April 2, 2019 How would a US-China trade deal impact markets? - videoSource: Fox/YouTube
Fairfax Global Markets CEO Paul Dietrich, Matson Money CEO Mark Matson and FBN's Deirdre Bolton on the outlook for the economy and markets.
April 2, 2019 The Miracle Years Are Over. Get Used to It.Source: NY Times
Roughly, economists should have expected that United States economic growth would slow to 2 percent from 3 percent — and it has. This is the new normal for the American economy. Stimulus measures like the Trump tax cuts can lift...
April 1, 2019 Global recession fears are overblown, even as growth will stay ‘sluggish’ in 2019: PNCSource: CNBC
“I think, as we move into the second half of the year, this narrative of global growth potentially causing problems here in the U.S. is going to shift to a stabilization of global growth and then more of a focus on things like...
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