International Markets

A Plane That Can Go 1100 MPH at Center of Military Controversy

The United States has told Turkey that it will no longer offer training on one of the most powerful weapons in the world if the country buys anti-aircraft systems from ...
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Worried About Even More Tariffs? 4 Stocks to Buy With Very Limited Trade Exposure

Depending on whom you listen to, the tariffs levied on products coming into the United States from abroad has either started a trade war that will hasten a new depression ...
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8 Major Losers From the Mexico Tariffs

The wide world of trade wars just got a bit more hostile. After tariffs have been imposed on inbound goods coming from China into the United States, Thursday night's news ...
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While US, China Wrangle Over Trade Deal, Look to These Stocks for Some Peace of Mind

The deadline for a deal between the United States and China passed at midnight Thursday and, as of Friday, U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in goods imported from China rose ...
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China Trade Stocks Hammered on Trade Talk Woes

The stock market indexes were taking it on the chin on Monday after President Donald Trump tweeted that new tariffs will go into effect shortly if trade talks with China ...
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Faked and Pirated Goods Cost $500 Billion in Global Trade

In the three years between 2013 and 2016, the volume of global trade in counterfeit and pirated products rose by more than 10%, from $461 billion to $509 billion. As ...
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The 7 Countries That Create the Most American Jobs

U.S. international trade supports 39 million American jobs, about one of every five. The proportion has doubled since the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed in 1992 ...
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This Nation’s Massive Economy Could Be Heading Toward Recession

China's trade data came out today. It showed exports fell 20% in February, which one expert called a "trade recession." Since it is the world's second-largest country by gross domestic ...
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Global Demand for Jet Fuel to Jump 27% by 2040

Worldwide demand for jet fuel currently stands at about 7.45 million barrels a day. By 2040 that total will rise by more than 27% to more than 9.5 million barrels ...
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7 Large Foreign Stocks With Big Upside for US Investors

2018 has been a strange time for investors. While the U.S. stock market sits close to all-time highs, many of the emerging and other developed markets nations have seen their ...
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A Closer Look at Turkey’s Economy

The value of Turkey's currency, the lira, has collapsed. Its economy has stagnated so badly that there is even talk of a bailout, perhaps led by the International Monetary Fund ...
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Turkey’s Economy by the Numbers, With US and European Exposure

It was not that long ago that the economic meltdowns taking place in Greece and Cyprus dominated the headlines. And no one should have forgotten about the "PIIGS" analogy for ...
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North Korea GDP Hammered, Challenging Government

North Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) dropped 3.5% last year. It is the most since it declined by 6.5% in 1997. The trouble poses a challenge to dictator Kim Jong-un, ...
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The World’s 10 Best Metro Economies

More than a third (36%) of global job growth and two-thirds of global GDP growth are accounted for in just 300 cities around the world. More than half of the ...
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These 10 States Are the Most Exposed to a Potential Trade War

It has probably been the most discussed economic and political story of 2018, and it is one that probably will stay front and center for some time. After years of ...
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