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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
For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor.
June 19, 2019 Why Jaguar And Land Rover Face Uncertain FuturesSource: You Tube/CNBC
Jaguar and Land Rover are two iconic automotive brands with rich heritages. They also have rocky histories of being passed between owners, with BMW owning Land Rover and Ford owning Jaguar in the 1980s. On the verge of...
June 19, 2019 Oil Prices Jump On Hopes Of End To U.S.-China Trade WarSource: Oil Price
Oil prices erased earlier losses and surged on Tuesday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would meet his Chinese counterpart next week to discuss the ongoing trade dispute, lending hope to the oil market that...
Research & Insights
Indeed, the signal is clear that China has decided to operate a radical change in its U.S. trade. Taken at an annual rate, China’s trade surplus with the U.S. in the January-April interval would be 23.5% below China’s surplus for...
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...
Commentary & Opinion
June 7, 2019 Who Will Survive the Trade War?Source: NY Times
America is entering a new era of tariffs. President Trump is in no hurry to resolve the trade dispute with China, he is adamant about imposing tariffs on Mexico, and farmers and companies are trying to figure how to withstand...
Source: You Tube Motley Fool
Investors have no doubt heard about the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Both countries are locked in a power struggle as they impose new tariffs on goods imported into their countries. But determining exactly what a...
U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat of increased tariffs on Chinese goods is an indication that U.S.-China trade negotiations may have hit “a sticking point,” Goldman Sachs says in a note.
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