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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
October 15, 2018 Brexit deal fails after dispute over Northern Ireland derails talksSource: CNN
London Negotiations between the UK and the European Union (EU) concluded Sunday without a Brexit deal, after disputes over Northern Ireland continued to hamper talks.
October 12, 2018 Kudlow says 'there's some movement' toward a meeting between Trump and China's Xi amid trade tensionsSource: CNBC
he White House has taken steps toward setting up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping as the world's two largest economies clash over trade, Trump's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow said...
October 9, 2018 Morgan Stanley: Belief in 'American exceptionalism' among global investors has never been higherSource: CNBC
"We may or may not believe in [American exceptionalism], but the financial markets have never believed in it to such an extent," added Sharma, head of emerging markets and chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment...
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
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.
August 21, 2018 ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA reach $2 billion settlementSource: Yahoo
U.S. producer ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA have reached a payment agreement over a $2 billion arbitration, the companies said on Monday, suspending a dispute that blocked the state-run company from exporting oil from...
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