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Can Corporate Raider Wilbur Ross Deliver on Trump’s Blue-Collar Promises?

Trump’s pick for commerce secretary has a track record of saving American jobs. Whether he…

David Francis

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The Myth of Chaebol Exceptionalism

Everyone wants to blame South Korea’s incestuous business culture for the recent failures of its…

Frank Ahrens

Argument

Donald Trump Is Declaring Bankruptcy on the Post-War World Order

The global system of peace and prosperity was already on life support before the U.S.…

Jeremy Adelman

The Cable

Zimbabwe Kidnaps and Tortures Activists Amid Protests Over Currency Reforms

The specter of hyperinflation is driving demonstrations against Mugabe, and security forces are responding with…

Robbie Gramer

Argument

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If Anyone Can Bankrupt the United States, Trump Can

The president-elect’s economic plan is a ticket to debtor’s prison.

Daniel Altman

The Cable

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Main Street Champion Trump Turns to Wall Street to Fill Treasury Post

Trump is reportedly considering two Wall Street insiders for the top job at Treasury.

David Francis

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Trump’s Impact on the Economy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A Trump presidency carries a lot of economic risk. But in some sectors, there's also…

David Francis

The Cable

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Markets Recover From Lows After Unexpected Trump Victory

The sky fell a bit overnight on world markets, only to recover as the reality…

David Francis

The Cable

Prospect of a Trump Win Send Global Markets Into Tailspin

Asian markets and Dow futures are sharply down as the chances of a Trump presidency…

David Francis

The Cable

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Shoving Matches Break Out as Japan Ratifies TPP

Fights break out as Japan ratifies the Asian trade deal President Obama wants, but both…

David Francis

The Cable

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Nervous World Markets Signal a Real Possibility of a Trump Win

It only took one poll showing Trump with a one-point advantage to freak out financiers…

David Francis

The Cable

The Economy in Kaliningrad Is So Bad That One Mayor Put His Town Hall Up for Sale

One Kaliningrad mayor found a creative way to help his town weather Western sanctions and…

Robbie Gramer

The Cable

Germany Inc. Is Not for Sale to China, Berlin Says

Concerns are mounting that China’s European investment binge could imperil key strategic sectors, sparking a…

Emily Tamkin

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In Donald Trump’s America, Both Consumers and Manufacturers Are Losers

Trump’s trade policies are meant to help down-market workers claw back some economic power. They’d…

David Francis

The Cable

Volkswagen to Pay $15 Billion for Diesel Emissions Cheat

The German car maker still faces a U.S. criminal investigation as well as inquiries in…

David Francis

The Cable

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The United States Isn’t The Only Country That Can’t Get a Deal With Europe Done

It now looks like Europe's trade deals with both Canada and the United States are…

David Francis

The Cable

Brexit’s Big Winner? It Could Be New York City

Global investment banks are more likely to move to New York than relocate to Europe…

David Francis

Passport

IKEA to Elderly Chinese Singles: Get a Room

IKEA in Shanghai is tired of having elderly Chinese come to the store for blind…

Siobhán O'Grady

Argument

Britain Is Becoming an Emerging Market

With a plunging pound and deep economic uncertainty, one of Europe’s most robust markets is…

Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

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Americans Can Now Bring Cuban Booze and Cigars Back to the States

But the U.S. embargo on Cuba still remains in place.

David Francis

Passport

Panic Over Marmite and Tea as Pound Plummets in Post-Brexit Britain

Brits are freaking out that Brexit’s cratering of the economy may affect the prices of…

Kavitha Surana

The Cable

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A Dismal Day For Obama’s Desperate Push to Pass His Asian Trade Deal

The president and his deputies continue to push for a trade deal that appears to…

David Francis

Voice

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The American Brexit Is Coming

Why rejecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a colossal mistake.

James Stavridis

The Cable

Half of Chinese Favor The U.S. Despite Growing Tensions

The poll also showed that Chinese citizens prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

David Francis

Copper

COMEX Futures

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Japan’s Summer of Women

Three women have recently risen to high political positions in Japan’s famously closed society, but…

Joji Sakurai

The Cable

IMF: Anti-Trade and Immigration Rhetoric Put the U.S. At Risk

The fund warns harsh words on the U.S. campaign trail put globalization at risk.

David Francis

The Cable

IMF Officially Gives China A Seat at the Adult Table of World Economies

But don't expect the IMF decision to pick up China's lagging economic growth.

David Francis

The Cable

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Mexico’s Currency Declares Hillary Clinton Last Night’s Winner

The Mexican currency goes up when Trump stumbles. On Tuesday, after the debate, it's surging.

David Francis

The Cable

Global Stocks Take a Dive As Trump Surges Ahead of Debate

Investors around the world are nervous about the possibility of a Trump victory Monday night.

David Francis
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