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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

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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

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

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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

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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

Argument

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

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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

Oil

NYMEX Crude

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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

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

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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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

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

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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

Report

Trump Takes Aim at the WTO

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

David Francis

Copper

COMEX Futures

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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

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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

Report

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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