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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
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is thinking about multiple scenarios when it comes to tariffs and iPhone production. Right now, iPhones are not affected directly by the trade war between China and the U.S.
December 13, 2018 After winning leadership vote, Theresa May heads to Brussels to debate Irish borderSource: CNBC
Fresh from winning a leadership vote that allows her to stay in power, British Prime Minister Theresa May will now attempt to seek concessions on the current Brexit deal from European lawmakers on Thursday.
December 12, 2018 Dow futures jump more than 200 points, cheered by Trump’s trade talkSource: CNBC
At around 6:00 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 217 points, indicating a positive open of more than 252 points. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were also seen relatively upbeat.
Research & Insights
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...
June 20, 2017 Rural divideSource: Washington Post
merica’s cultural divide runs deep. While rural and urban Americans share some economic challenges, they frequently diverge on questions of culture and values. On few issues are they more at odds than immigration.
Source: US News
Globalization's rise in recent decades has widened income inequality in the U.S. while padding executives' pockets, according to a study put out by the National Bureau of Economic Research that directly links globalized commerce...
Commentary & Opinion
The Trump administration’s mixed messaging on trade with China could result in increased tensions between the United States and the People’s Republic, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday as the major averages endured a technology-led...
September 20, 2018 Cramer Remix: Why China has much more to lose in a trade warSource: CNBC
With investors seemingly undecided about how badly trade tensions with China will hit U.S. markets, CNBC's Jim Cramer wanted to define the issue a bit more for Wall Street.
September 19, 2018 Alibaba founder Jack Ma says the US-China trade war is 'going to be a mess' and could last 20 yearsSource: Yahoo Finance
The trade war between US and China could last 20 years and have a bigger impact than most people think, Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman ofAlibaba, the largest e-commerce site in China, said.
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