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Wal-Mart’s Mexican Unit to Invest $1.3 Billion in Mexico

The Mexico-based unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Wal-Mart de Mexico, announced Wednesday that the company plans to invest $1.3 billion in its logistics operations in the country. The ...
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Boeing, Airbus Both Claim Victory After WTO Ruling

The Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday handed down its report on a complaint filed by the European Union (EU) related to incentives granted to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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September Trade Deficit Narrows Despite Strong US Dollar

Friday's major economic report was the Employment Situation from the Labor Department, showing muted payrolls gains. The report on international trade (or the trade deficit) may not be a market-moving ...
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US Corporate Cash Balances Set to Rise 5% to $1.77 Trillion by End of 2016

When tallying up the total cash sitting inside corporations in America, there are a few things to consider. First is that this generally pertains to non-financial companies because banks and ...
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World’s Top Economies Include Companies and Cities

Of the largest 100 world economies, 42 are cities, or more specifically, metropolitan areas. Of those cities, 12 are located in the United States and eight in China. One-third of the ...
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August Trade Deficit Widens Out From July

The monthly reading on international trade is known to the rest of us as the trade deficit. It hasn't been positive in so long that you might wonder why they don't ...
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Rio Tinto Targeting $3 Billion More in Debt Reductions

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) may have had its problems during the time that metals and commodities were falling. At the same time, Rio Tinto remains one of the world's top ...
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Boeing Wins WTO Subsidy Case — Now Can the US Collect?

The rivalry between Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its European nemesis Airbus Group has roots running back more than two decades. The latest blow was struck Thursday when the World ...
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North Korean Economy Explained

It is so difficult to find accurate numbers about the North Korean (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) economy that are less than a decade old. The World Bank information is ...
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Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, One of the 50 Least Powerful People in the World, Thrown Out of Office

Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, was thrown out of office by the country's senate. This is not long after 24/7 Wall St. published its 50 Least Powerful People in ...
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5 Critical Issues Driving Gold Demand in 2016 and Beyond

It is no secret that gold has been a key winner in 2016. Surprisingly, very few economists and investors believed that was going to be the case at the very ...
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Janet Yellen and Fed Keep Rates Flat, Hint at Future Hike Chances

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has decided to leave interest rates unchanged at its two-day June meeting. This should hardly be a surprise to any economist or ...
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Brexit Puts 4 Top European Dividend Stocks Yielding 4% to 7% On Sale

Nobody called the Brexit, and that is exactly what always happens when everybody sees just one potential outcome. The bottom line is the citizens of Great Britain are not xenophobic ...
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11 Economists, Analysts, Market Watchers State Views on Brexit Fallout Ahead

24/7 Wall St. wanted to offer up some of the key outside views which have been offered by economists, analysts and research shops for the post-Brexit vote. These have been compiled in ...
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8 All American Companies Which Could Care Less About Brexit

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. They never shared currencies, but they shared in trade and in many common laws and practices. One of the side outcomes of ...
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