World Economy

Trump's NAFTA talks have major implications for countries on the other side of the world

The North American Free Trade Agreement may not include any Asian nations, but the trade-dependent region will be closely watching how the Trump …

NAFTA

From the Road, Pence Paints Sunny Picture of Trump's Stormy Week

With an avalanche of criticism falling on Donald Trump this week, Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on his support for the president, painting …

NAFTA

China warns Washington against ‘trade war’

BEIJING — China’s government on Thursday warned “there is no winner in a trade war” after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing.<p>A foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, appealed for dialogue to preserve stable relations when asked …

NAFTA

China is United States' biggest creditor once again

Just as US President Donald Trump seeks to target Beijing over what he thinks are "unfair trade practices," the Treasury Department has confirmed …

China

North American farmers unite behind NAFTA, supply management spat likened to ‘family fight’

Print<p>OTTAWA — Farmers from Canada, the United States and Mexico are showing a united front and downplaying irritants as negotiators begin a rewrite …

NAFTA

At last Britain begins to spell out its Brexit aims

THE symbolism of a photograph in July of Brexit negotiators in Brussels was unmissable. Britain’s team, led by David Davis, the Brexit secretary, had …

Brexit

'No Deal' With EU No Disaster for Post-Brexit U.K., Says Report

A U.K. trade deal with the European Union after Brexit is desirable but not essential, the Institute of Economic Affairs said, in support of Prime …

Brexit

Mexican farmers, workers protest NAFTA

Mexican farmers and workers reportedly came out by the thousands on Wednesday to demand the dissolution of the North American Free Trade Agreement …

NAFTA

Conservative Groups to GOP: Get to a Tax Overhaul

Good morning. Here's Joshua Jamerson's take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame . Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p>Conservative Groups to GOP: Get to a Tax …

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Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ on Trade Is Better Than What We Have Now

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)<p>Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks on Capitol Hill on August 2, 2017, to unveil "A Better Deal on Trade and …

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Meet the New NAFTA, Same as the Old NAFTA?

Ethan GoffmanDuring his presidential campaign, Donald Trump called for protection of jobs. Did he mean tariffs or other measures to keep employment …

NAFTA

Flow of Alberta oil to U.S. likely safe as NAFTA talks get going, analyst says

'The Americans have got jack all. So it's up to the U.S. negotiators to make concessions'<p>The flow of Alberta oil into the U.S. is not likely to …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Booming Holland

The Dutch economy is booming driven by powerful tailwinds that have a tendency to reinforce themselves.<p>With the world economy also stronger and a …

Economy

Canada and Mexico play defence on Nafta’s future

There are many areas — tax cuts, infrastructure spending, healthcare — in which Donald Trump’s grandiose plans have come to nothing. Thus far, the …

NAFTA

Stocks, U.S. yields fall on U.S. policy doubts, Barcelona attack

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World equity markets and U.S. bond yields fell while gold rose on Thursday as investors favored safe-haven investments amid growing skepticism U.S. President Donald Trump, embroiled in controversy, would achieve his economic agenda.<p>Adding to investor concerns was news that a …

Economy

Globalization's Digital Future

How technology and innovation will affect global free trade<p>By Nilardi Mukherjee, Managing Director, Chief Investment Office<p>TODAY, VOTERS, ECONOMISTS, POLICY MAKERS and investors are questioning the future of globalization and, within it, the direction of free trade: Will it reverse, with companies …

Finance

Adtalem Global Education Inc. beats by $0.09, misses on revenue

Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE:ATGE): Q4 EPS of $0.78 beats by $0.09.<p>Revenue of $451.47M (-4.3% Y/Y) misses by $3.01M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Cato</b> …

Globalization

SAS appoints new Brazil head | ZDNet

Analytics firm continues to drive structural changes in one of its top five global markets.<p>Analytics software company SAS has promoted its former …

Globalization

Gary Cohn faces worst career investment dilemma

WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Gary Cohn is facing the most difficult investment dilemma of his career. The former Goldman Sachs president helped steer the bank to safety during the financial crisis. Now he’s under pressure to abandon President Donald Trump, whom he serves as chief economic …

Economy

Syria holds first international trade fair since war erupted | Miami Herald

Syria's prime minister has opened the country's first international trade fair since war broke out in 2011, an event hailed by the government as a …

Syria

Global Biotech M&A Takes a Breather on Looming Tax Reform

charted<p>Deals in 2017 are on pace for almost half the yearly totals of the past two years<p>By<p>Global biotechnology mergers and acquisitions are headed …

Business

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday.<p><b>1. US President Donald Trump had a meltdown at the "alt-left" over the Charlottesville protests</b>. He said the weekend's events, in which a woman died, was a "horrible moment for our country," but that "there are two sides to a story" and "not all of …

NAFTA

This is what the US, Canada, and Mexico want from renegotiating Nafta

More than 20 years ago, then-US president Bill Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement between the US, Canada, and Mexico into law. Today, prodded by president Donald Trump, negotiators from the three countries will start talks to revamp it.<p>As a presidential candidate, Trump bashed …

NAFTA

U.S., South Korea to start talks Tuesday in Seoul on trade pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to start negotiations with South Korea on Tuesday in Seoul on amending a five-year-old free trade …

Free Trade

India's Debt Crisis Explained in Six Charts

India is taking a series of aggressive steps to reduce the mountain of bad debts weighing down its banks and threatening to derail the world’s fastest-growing large economy.<p>India’s parliament last week passed a law empowering its central bank to force some of the country’s largest companies into …

Economy

China’s new weapon against India

As the India-China border standoff in the Himalayas enters its third month, the Chinese have unleashed the latest weapon in their propaganda war …

World Economic Forum

The Group That Got Ignored in Charlottesville

The "alt-right" is evil. White supremacism is evil. Neo-Nazism is evil.<p>I've been saying these things my entire career; I've spent more than a year …

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How to Take On China Without Starting a Trade War

President Trump ordered an investigation Monday into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property that could lead to retaliatory tariffs under the 1974 Trade Act. Before taking unilateral action in violation of international law, the Trump administration should bring cases against China at the …

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Americans’ views of trade aren’t just about economics. They’re also about race.

North American Free Trade Agreement talks begin Aug. 16. (Reuters)<p>As U.S. trade officials gear up this week to begin renegotiating NAFTA, the trade pact with Canada and Mexico, what do voters really think about trade agreements?<p>Donald Trump is a protectionist president. On his first day in office, …

NAFTA

Sign at Swiss hotel tells ‘Jewish guests’ to shower before swimming

GENEVA — Switzerland’s tourism office on Tuesday decried an “unfortunate” incident in which a small Alpine hotel posted a sign asking “Jewish guests” …

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