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If Trump Is Serious About Curbing Iran, He’ll Kill Boeing’s Plan to Sell It Planes

The more Iran’s economy is bolstered by large-scale Western business deals, the harder it will…

John Hannah, Saeed Ghasseminejad

The Cable

China’s Seen Globally As Gaining Ground on United States

The world is souring on the U.S. and Trump and taking a shine to China…

David Francis

The Cable

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As America Retreats, the World Moves Forward on Trade

American companies might not feel it yet, but they’re already falling behind their foreign competitors.

David Francis

The Cable

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Japanese Retail Giant to Stop Selling Ivory

But without a significant turnaround, elephants could be on their way to extinction.

David Francis

The Cable

China Opens Its Bond Market To International Investors

Wall Street has long wanted to invest in Chinese debt.

David Francis

The Cable

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Islamic State Revenues Down 80 Percent from 2015

A new report says the caliphate’s days are numbered.

David Francis

Argument

The Knives Are Out for South Korea’s Robber Barons

Business clans have dominated the country's economy for decades — but their time may finally…

Geoffrey Cain

Report

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The Lights Are on at the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, but Nobody Is Home

The committee charged with protecting national security from risky foreign investments is understaffed and besieged…

David Francis

The Cable

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Two Japanese Banks Bail on London Ahead of Brexit

The exodus from the City is starting to look like a stampede.

David Francis

Argument

The Trump Tower Peace Theory

Why Donald Trump's real estate holdings abroad are so dangerous for Americans at home.

Phillip Y. Lipscy

The Cable

Europe, Once Again, Kicks a Long-Term Solution to Greek Debt Down the Road

Everyone says Athens needs debt relief. But Germany won’t give it.

David Francis

Oil

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The Cable

Trump’s Trade Restrictions Could Miss China and Slam Everybody Else

As a national security probe into steel and aluminum imports finishes up, a new analysis…

David Francis

The Cable

House Republicans Quietly Gut Dodd-Frank Protections

But the bill that made it through the House isn’t likely to survive in the…

David Francis

The Cable

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A Relieved Wall Street Touches Record High After Comey Testimony

The Dow tickled all-time highs as the former FBI chief wrapped up his testimony.

David Francis

Argument

Venezuela’s Road to Disaster Is Littered With Chinese Cash

Politicized loans left the socialist South American country trapped under a mountain of Chinese debt…

Christopher Balding

The Cable

IMF Chief Paves a Path For Another Greek Rescue

The emergency-lending bank satisfied German demands, but won’t contribute more cash to the bailout until…

David Francis

The Cable

Trump Pulls Out of the Paris Climate Agreement

The president argues that the voluntary deal puts the United States at an economic disadvantage.

David Francis

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Emmanuel Macron Is About to Face Five Years of Crazy Rothschild Conspiracy Theories

The French president’s greatest vulnerability might be his connection to an international banking family that…

David Clay Large

Shadow Government

The United States Is Losing Asia to China

Don't be fooled by the Trump administration's trade deal with Beijing. America is losing out…

Ely Ratner, Samir Kumar

Shadow Government

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The Maximum Financial-Pressure Strategy for North Korea

The Trump administration wants to place "secondary sanctions" on North Korea. Here's how to do…

Elizabeth Rosenberg

The Cable

‘Turkey Is Open for Business,’ Says Turkey After Flawed Referendum

Turkey’s message to the American business community: Don’t let values get in the way of…

Emily Tamkin

Copper

COMEX Futures

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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

Report

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

Report

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

Report

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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

Podcast

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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