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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

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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

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Davos Man Has No Clothes

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

Gillian Tett

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

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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

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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

Argument

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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

The Cable

Watch: In Japan, Domino’s Pizza Tries (And Fails) Delivery-By-Reindeer

Domino’s wanted reindeer to deliver pizza, but the new helpers weren’t into any reindeer games.

Robbie Gramer

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NYMEX Crude

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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

Argument

The Myth of Chaebol Exceptionalism

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

Frank Ahrens

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Will Foreign Aid Get Cut on Trump’s Chopping Block?

USAID is in the dark on Trump's plans, but Republicans in Congress could be the…

David Francis, John Hudson, Dan De Luce

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Will Trump’s Working-Class Loyalists Pay the Price of His Economic Surge?

A market upswing signals the president-elect may be good for the economy after all —…

David Francis

Argument

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

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

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

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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

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

Copper

COMEX Futures

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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

Report

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

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

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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

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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
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