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Don’t Abdicate America’s Leadership Role at the IMF

Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the Trump administration seems to be doing.

Douglas Rediker, Heidi Crebo-Rediker

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India Stands in the Way of China’s Free Trade Ambitions

India’s refusal to open its markets is dashing China’s hopes to dominate trade in Asia.

David Francis

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Why Is Putin’s ‘Private Slush Fund’ Courting Jared Kushner?

Development bank Vnesheconombank greases a lot of Russia’s foreign-policy goals. And then it went to…

Elias Groll

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Trump Hits China on Trade Ahead of Xi Meeting

The president called out China for the U.S. trade deficit and American job losses.

David Francis

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Nice Doing Business With You, Moscow

That Trump campaign members may have colluded with Kremlin officials is a huge problem. But…

David Rothkopf

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The Apprentice, But for Real: How Some Companies Close the Skills Gap

Facing a shortfall of skilled labor for advanced manufacturing, some U.S. companies are stealing a…

David Francis

Elephants in the Room

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India’s Optimism Is a Welcome Antidote to Western Pessimism

Americans suffering a crisis of confidence about the future of their country's democratic institutions under…

Daniel Twining

The Cable

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Ross Wants to Start Redoing NAFTA By This Summer

The commerce secretary wants to move quickly to reopen talks -- but has little leverage…

David Francis

The Cable

Trump Hotel in Baku Partnered With ‘Notoriously Corrupt’ Oligarch Family With Ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

The latest conflict of interest headache for the president is a sketchy and failed hotel…

Robbie Gramer

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Trump Takes Aim at the WTO

Even free traders think the trade body has room for improvement.

David Francis

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Scrapping NAFTA Will Wreak Havoc on Auto Industry Supply Chains

A generation after the landmark trade deal, automakers aren’t even sure how they could start…

David Francis

The Cable

Infographic: Here’s How the Global GDP Is Divvied Up

Spoiler alert: The United States gets the biggest slice of the pie.

Robbie Gramer

The Cable

Don’t Look Now, But There’s Another Greek Debt Crisis Brewing

Talks over Athens’ debt burden threaten to spill into European election season.

David Francis

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Abe-Trump Meeting May Yield Clues On Trump’s Trade Vision

Japanese Prime Minister Abe is in Washington to see what, if anything, will replace the…

David Francis

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Even Free Traders Think NAFTA Needs an Update

The trade deal is an “old house that needs some work done,” says one of…

David Francis

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Trump Sours Relations With Mexico After Tariff Talk

Vague plans for an import tax would shift the cost of the wall to U.S.…

David Francis

Podcast

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Welcome to President Trump’s (Un)Ethical World

The 45th president of the United States has just been sworn in. Can the mountain…

David Rothkopf

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As Promised, Trump Pulls the Plug on the Trans Pacific Partnership

Withdrawing from Obama’s signature trade pact will boost workers, Trump says. But they’re cheering in…

David Francis

The Magazine

Davos Man Has No Clothes

The World Economic Forum’s annual celebration of global capitalism once represented the inevitable arc of…

Gillian Tett

Copper

COMEX Futures

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The Cable

Watch: All the World’s Global Trade in One Interactive Map

Watch global trade in action, from a new, data-driven vantage point.

Robbie Gramer

Argument

New Year’s Resolution: Jobs

If the Trump administration is serious about keeping jobs in America, it needs a strong…

Fred P. Hochberg

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Trump’s Trade Agenda Would ‘Turn Back the Clock to Another Age’

Embracing bilateral deals and new tariffs, the incoming president casts a zero-sum view on world…

David Francis

The Cable

World Economic Forum To Staff: Welcome To Davos. Here’s Your CHU.

Davos organizers eye putting up staff in temporary housing containers during talks on rising income…

Robbie Gramer

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Why the Trump Economic Boom Will Never Come

Yes, the markets are looking good (for now). But subsidized deal-making and tax cuts for…

Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

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Fed Rate Hike Sets Up Showdown With Trump

It's going to be more expensive to borrow money in Donald Trump's America.

David Francis
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