International Markets

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How Many $6.6 Billion Orders Will Boeing Take Without the Ex-Im Bank?

At a signing ceremony Friday in Panama City, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received a firm order for 61 of its new 737 MAX single-aisle jets, which carry a list price ...
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Lessons of Force Majeure for 2014, 2015 and Beyond

Corporate law becomes very complicated during periods of unrest. In a world where several nations are dealing with civil unrest, war, military incursions and terrorist actions, 24/7 Wall St. wanted ...
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How Much Help Does Walgreens Get From Its International Footprint?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported fiscal second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.18 on revenues ...
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Mercedes-Benz Worldwide Sales Soar

Mercedes-Benz posted the best sales month in the company's history during March, more evidence of the insatiable demand for luxury cars worldwide. Daimler management announced: Mercedes-Benz delivers 183,467 vehicles to customers ...
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A Worldwide Period of Low Growth Ahead — IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts have issued a report that forecasts low worldwide economic growth for several years ahead. Most of the reasons for this are not easily solved, if ...
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What the Canadian Government’s Sale of GM Really Means

Back in 2009, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was bailed out and Canada was one of the buyers. There comes a time, though, when anyone and everyone should capitalize on ...
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Delta Loses Court Battle to Boeing Over Ex-Im Bank

Another skirmish in the war over renewing the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank concluded last week when federal district court in Washington, D.C., ruled against a claim by Delta ...
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NBG Among Top Greek Bank Credit Downgrades

Greece's credit ratings woes are not yet over. It turns out that Fitch Ratings has downgraded the key Greek banks, following its downgrade of Greece's sovereign rating on March 27, ...
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Ford Mustang: King of All Sports Coupes

In the month of March, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold more Mustangs in the United States than the combined total of the Chevy Camaro and the Dodge Challenger. Mustang ...
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Petrobras Rescued by China and Scandal News Alike

The bribery scandal surrounding Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, has plagued the company since last year. Now it looks like there is a new twist in this Brazilian ...
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Yemen, Iran and the Price of Crude

When the Saudi Arabian Air Force began bombing targets in Yemen last week, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for April delivery spiked to more than $52 ...
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Best Buy Closes 66 Canadian Stores, Fires 1,500 Workers

Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) said Saturday that it is closing 66 of its Canadian Future Shop locations and eliminating approximately 500 full-time and 1,000 temporary jobs. An ...
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If Yemen Can Help Move Crude Prices, Here Is Its Economy by the Numbers

The stock market may have tanked on Wednesday, but geopolitical risk from Yemen was one of the excuses that was used for the rally in oil on this day. It ...
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Will India Be the Next Major Driver for Alternative Energy?

With the future needs of domestic and global power set to go higher, and with emission standards becoming more strict, many industry watchers and alternative energy investors are wondering which ...
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China Growth to Drop Below 7% as Economic Risks of Pollution Grow

New comments from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) say that the agency believes China's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 7.0% this year and 6.9% in 2016. What ...
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