International Markets

US Stocks Starting to Trade Just as Badly as Chinese Shares on Tariff and Trade War News

Having tariffs in a trade dispute is one thing. To impose tariffs on top of other tariffs as retaliation is quite simply a trade war. The major stock indexes were ...
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WTO Reports Weakening Global Trade in Goods

The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday published its Goods Trade Barometer, a revamped version of its World Trade Outlook Indicator. By any name, the news is not encouraging. Global ...
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The Promise of Investing Riches From India Returns

India has a wonderful future. That's been the ploy and belief of international and emerging market investors for many years. The population is more than 1.3 billion people, and the ...
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When 3 Central Banks Cut Interest Rates in a Single Day

When economies struggle, the classic textbook move to stabilize and help a recovery is for a nation's central bank to cut interest rates. The move aims to lower the cost ...
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As China Devalues the Yuan, Trade War Fallout Spreads Far Beyond Ag Imports/Exports

There are not all that many trade war references from the modern era to refer to when it comes to what is happening between the United States and China. The ...
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94% of Mexican Auto Exports Find Homes North of the Border

Mexican auto plants exported nearly 1.75 million light vehicles (cars, SUVs, and pickups) in the first six months of 2019, a year-over-year increase of 3.1% compared with the same period ...
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While US Closed on 4th of July, the Global Markets Keep On Ticking

The 4th of July is one of the biggest holidays in America. Unlike many other major holidays, the United States is really the only nation in the world to celebrate ...
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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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