All posts tagged "trade"
Policy Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on economic growth
WASHINGTON – Few Americans feel satisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, making it a central focus in the presidential election between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. The economy has improved over the past...
- Posted October 25, 2016
Belgium Still Holding up EU Approval of Canada Trade Deal
LUXEMBOURG — European Union nations failed to endorse a landmark trade deal with Canada as scheduled on Tuesday, but remain optimistic they can do so by next week, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is due to fly...
- Posted October 18, 2016
British Pound Endures One of its Worst Days Ever
LONDON — As if it wasn’t shaky enough, the British pound endured one of its biggest falls ever on Friday – with some in the markets blaming trading robots or a fat-fingered typo for sending the currency...
- Posted October 7, 2016
Global Finance Leaders Contending with Anti-Trade Backlash
WASHINGTON — World finance officials, still searching for ways to rejuvenate a sluggish global economy, now face the added problem of dealing with a growing anti-trade backlash that threatens to make the economic situation worse. Officials say...
- Posted October 7, 2016
WHY IT MATTERS: Debate showed how divisive trade has become
WASHINGTON – THE ISSUE: Free trade has become a ripe target in the U.S. presidential campaign. At Monday’s debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump declared the need to renegotiate trade deals because U.S. trading partners are “taking...
- Posted September 27, 2016
Caribbean’s Largest Cruise Conference, Trade Show Opens Tomorrow in San Juan
SAN JUAN – The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise conference and trade show, opens tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 27. According to the nonprofit trade organization, the four-day event will gather 1,000...
- Posted September 26, 2016
Divided America: How China Fueled Pain And Trump Support
HANNIBAL, Ohio – Crushed by Chinese competition and feeling betrayed by mainstream politicians, workers in the hills of eastern Ohio are embracing Donald Trump and his tough talk on trade. For decades, they and others living across...
- Posted September 14, 2016
China Promises Cooperation on Steel at Global Summit
HANGZHOU, China – China agreed to cooperate more closely with its trading partners on its politically volatile steel exports as leaders of major economies ended a summit Monday with a forceful endorsement of free trade and a crowded...
- Posted September 6, 2016
Obama Makes Trade Deal Top Priority in Remaining Months
WASHINGTON – Despite formidable opposition across the political spectrum, President Barack Obama is using his final months in office to fight for congressional approval of a 12-nation free trade pact called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Obama plugged the trade...
- Posted September 5, 2016
EU, Germany Play Down Reports Of US Trade Talk Failure
BRUSSELS – Both the European Union’s lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States and the spokesman for Germany’s chancellor on Monday downplayed assertions that negotiations on the proposed landmark pact have collapsed. German Economy Minister...
- Posted August 29, 2016