International Markets

Why There Are Growing Worries About the Saudi Aramco IPO

If a company is coming public for the first time ever with a market cap that was rumored to be more than $1 trillion, or anywhere close to it, there ...
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10 Credit Suisse Top European Stock Picks for US Investors

The U.S. stock market is currently sitting at all-time highs, and investors have to keep in mind that this bull market is now nearly nine years old. For about five ...
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Mercedes-Benz Invests in Via Ride-Sharing Startup

Germany-based automaker Daimler said on Tuesday that it has signed a joint venture agreement with New York City–based ride-sharing startup Via Transportation and will invest $50 million in the joint ...
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Oil-Rich Qatar by the Numbers: Bastion of Stability in a Turbulent Region

Qatar, a small nation on the Arabian peninsula, became a major news story Monday after six Arab nations, among them Saudi Arabia and Egypt, suspended diplomatic relations with that country, ...
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March Air Cargo Volume Increased Most in 8 Years

Air cargo volume increased by 14.6% year over year in March, the largest gain since the economic recovery years of 2009 and 2010, according to data reported Monday by WorldACD ...
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Why France’s Economy Matters So Much: France by the Numbers

Western financial markets got a major boost on Monday morning. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up over 1% (200+ points), the CAC 40 in France was up 4.5% (230 points), ...
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Venezuela Nationalizes GM Plant, Company Quits the Country

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has shut down operations in Venezuela following the government's seizure of the GM plant in Carabobo on Wednesday. In a statement, the company said it ...
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Google, Apple Race for Lead in Artificial Intelligence

Some of the biggest companies in the tech sector are making major bets on artificial intelligence (AI), also often called deep learning. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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North Korean Economy by the Numbers

Recent saber-rattling by the government of North Korea has led to the U.S. Navy sending a carrier group to the Sea of Japan and added to U.S. concerns about North ...
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Freeport-McMoRan Lowers Production Estimates After Failing to Reach Grasberg Deal

Freeport-McMoRan Inc.'s (NYSE: FCX) PT Freeport-Indonesia (PT-FI) subsidiary has failed to reach an agreement with the government of Indonesia regarding the termination of Freeport's contract and conversion of the contract to ...
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10 Overlooked Risks in Boeing’s 2016 Annual Report

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed its 2016 Form 10-K annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday. Like nearly all required filings for every company, the ...
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Did China Trade Deficit Kill 3.4 Million American Jobs?

The argument continues to be made that America's trade relationship with China has cost the United States jobs. It is one of the debates at the core of the new ...
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Mexican Economy, World’s 15th Largest, by the Numbers

As the issues over whether the United States will walk away from North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) boil, one of the things at risk is the future growth of the ...
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Why the Border Adjustment Tax Is Already Losing Momentum

With a Republican House and Senate, corporate taxes under a Donald Trump presidency are almost certain to come down in 2017 and beyond. While many politicians have wanted more taxes ...
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World Economic Growth to Rise by 2.7%, Hampered by Latin America — World Bank

The World Bank has come out with its 2017 economic forecast, and the numbers are distressing. The global economy is expected to rise by 2.7%, below earlier forecasts. Trouble Latin America ...
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