Eric lopez

23 Flips | 1 Magazine | @evlopez | International student from Ecuador currently in college at JCSU. Majoring in Economics and minor in political science.

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NAFTA Explained

Canada keeps signing free trade deals, and few people seem to mind

One of the few issues on which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have agreed is their opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (although Trump disagrees that Clinton opposes it). Their positions reflect the significant skepticism that many Americans have toward free trade.<p>But step across the …

Canada

EU, Canada to sign free trade deal after weeks of uncertainty

<b>Reuters</b><p><b>Sunday, October 30, 2016 12:43 AM GMT</b><p>By Robert-Jan Bartunek and Philip Blenkinsop<p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Canada will sign …

Trade Agreements or Political Independence: A False Choice

A new international trade agreement has hit a stumbling block. Against the background of a decades long deadlock of the WTO negotiations, and the …

Free trade is under attack: Witness the collapse of EU-Canada talks

<i>Andrew Hammond is an associate at LSE IDEAS (the Centre for International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy) at the London School of Economics.</i><p>Officials from Brussels and Belgium are trying to prevent a complete breakdown of negotiations for an EU-Canada free-trade treaty that has taken seven years …

Almost one year on, and barriers still stand in way of free trade with China

Almost a year after Australia's free-trade deal with China came into force, farm groups and food processors remain unable to access key Chinese …

Financial Services

Free Trade Is Good For Supply Chains, And Politicians Need To Recognize This | Articles | Chief Supply Chain Officer

Given the torrent of scandal, personal abuse, and accusations, it’s easy to forget that somebody is going to have to run the country after the …

Belgians reach deal on EU-Canada free trade agreement

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian politicians reached a deal on Thursday to break a deadlock over a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement that all 27 other EU governments support but the French-speaking south of Belgium had rejected.<p>Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders arrives at a meeting on the …

I hate Trump and Farage. But on free trade they have a point | Aditya Chakrabortty

Globalisation, as can be seen from the TTIP and Ceta deals, is about protecting big business – against the public. No wonder voters in the US and Europe are turning to populists<p>How they frown. How they fulminate. How they threaten. For decades, presidents and prime ministers, policymakers and …

World Bank admits some have lost out from free trade

<b>The World Bank has admitted the growth of global free trade has not been a success for all.</b><p>An internal briefing document seen by the BBC says the effects of globalisation on advanced economies is "often uneven" and "may have led to rising wage inequality".<p>The bank, which provides loans to …

Globalization

China eyes free trade talks with Colombia

BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to start talks on a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with Colombia as soon as possible, China’s foreign minister said during a visit to the South American country, where he also offered support for its peace process.<p>China is not a big diplomatic player in …

Top 5 Reasons to Invest with TradeKing

Founded in December 2005, TradeKing is one of the newer players in the world of online investment brokers, but they have lower fees than many of its …

Investing

Free Trade Is the Key to Economic Growth

Contrary to what the political class has been saying.<p>Typically when we watch the news, we are given a conspiracy theory of free trade economically …

China is not happy about the 9/11 victims law

Congress on Sept. 28 overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act" (JASTA), the first veto override of his presidency, meaning the legislation will become U.S. law.<p>Fifteen out of the 19 hijackers of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States …

Barack Obama

Don’t Fear the Free Trade Boogeyman

Are you having trouble falling asleep because of a ghostly nightmare? Donald Trump, along with a wide range of pundits and investors have been afraid …

China trade talks reopen Canada’s fascination with the mysterious east: Walkom | The Star

But Asia has long seduced the Western imagination. The French who landed in Canada in the 16th century weren’t looking for Quebec. They were looking …

Brexit: True cost of UK leaving EU without trade deal revealed

The damage to Britain’s goods exporters of leaving the European Union without a new free trade deal in place would be at least £4.5bn a year – and in …

Our Eternal Enemy: We Must Stop the New Cold War

<i>By David Wemer</i><p>When nineteen-year-old American swimmer Lilly King emerged from the pool after winning the women's 100-meter backstroke at the Rio Olympics, she became not only a gold-medalist, but also a heroine for the anti-steroid movement. Her victory over Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, came amid …

IMF study warns free trade seen as benefiting 'only a fortunate few'

Policymakers must address needs of trade-affected workers, International Monetary Fund’s new World Economic Outlook says<p>The International Monetary Fund has warned that free trade is increasingly seen as benefiting only the well-off and that help is needed for those whose job prospects have been …

China Said to Allow Default Swap Trade in 1st as Bad Debts Rise

China’s central bank has approved trading of credit-default swaps by financial institutions in the nation’s interbank market, as it seeks to help …

Why You Should Ignore Your Gut Feelings About Free Trade

Many Americans across the political spectrum find protectionist appeals to be deeply satisfying. Supporters of Donald Trump have responded to his …

China adds 7 new free trade zones

BEIJING, Aug. 31 -- Chinese authorities have decided to set up seven new free trade zones (FTZs) across the country, bringing the total number to 11 …