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The greenback is at a 14-year high and could keep rising | It’s the “noose around the neck of the global economy”
Efforts to contain capital flight threaten to gum up dealmaking | “The credibility of China Inc. will be badly damaged”
Since its founding, America has swung from protectionism to free trade. What’s next?
The ruble’s collapse has dragged salaries below levels in China | The nation “may become the region’s factory”
Since the Brexit vote, rents are down, and some see bargains | The capital “is still a great magnet for companies from Asia”
Economists and politicians frequently overlook their role in whether Americans are working, and where.
Nations are imposing tariffs on steel and biodiesel, and fleets are shrinking | “China had a great run, but it’s over”
THE CHEAP RENMINBI ONCE TRIGGERED PANIC. NOW? TRY BOREDOM.
Through Trump Hotels, the GOP nominee secretly conducted business in Cuba, ignoring American laws. Later, he falsely told Cuban-American voters he would never spend money on the island so long as Fidel Castro remained in power.
The Chinese are actually propping the yuan up | Trump’s promises “were mainly an electoral strategy”
The Nobel-winning economist’s provocative new book, The Euro, lays out why the European Union is mired in perpetual crisis
A HISTORIC SURGE IN THE VALUE OF THE GREENBACK HAD A PROFOUND IMPACT ON THIS YEAR’S GLOBAL 500 LIST. ITS CONTINUED STRENGTH COULD PROVE TO BE A HUGE DRAG ON THE U.S. ECONOMY.
Companies in emerging markets stand out for their leverage | “Excessive private debt is a major headwind against” global growth
GEOFFREY SMITH “TOO BIG TO FAIL” IS BACK. A SERIES OF penalties for past misconduct at Deutsche Bank, one of the linchpins of the global financial system, is threatening to ravage shareholders, raising fears about what happens to trillions of dollar
THE STORY OF THE ECONOMY in the Obama years is in many ways a tale of loose money. Back in the grim autumn of 2008, Chair Ben Bernanke took the most important weapon in his arsenal, the Fed-funds target rate, and slashed it all the way to zero—an unp
The Brexit vote has underscored Europe’s general economic dysfunction, but investors still see some promise in these European markets.
The founding fathers advocated taxing imports to protect American manufacturers. Will it work in a modern economy?
Markets have overreacted to the danger that emerging countries face. That’s an opportunity for you.
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