International Markets - Page 2

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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As Trump Threatens $200 Billion in New Tariffs, China Rattles Saber

As the Trump administration threatened tariffs of $200 billion on China imports, the People's Republic was quick to react. The Chinese government said it would "strike back," presumably with tens ...
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The 6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) will start to trade energy futures. According to Reuters: Exxon Mobil Corp is pushing deeper into energy trading, building a global cadre of experienced traders and ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Several countries hit back at Trump's tariffs, including nations with which the United States has strong ties. According to Reuters: Canada and Mexico retaliated on Thursday after Washington imposed tariffs ...
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Walmart Sheds UK’s Asda, Looks to India for Growth

In a transaction that surprised exactly no one, Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and the United Kingdom's J Sainsbury have agreed to a deal in which Walmart sells its U.K.-based Asda ...
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10 Top Irish Stocks Worth Keeping an Eye On

If the St. Patrick’s Day observances have investors pondering opportunities in the Emerald Isle, there are a few things to know. First, Ireland has been known for some time for ...
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Apple iPhone Captures Half of Global Smartphone Revenue in 2017 Q4

According to data presented Thursday by research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the company's iPhone took a record 51% of global smartphone sales revenue in the fourth ...
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How BMW Became the Largest Exporter of US-Manufactured Autos

In 2017, 1.98 million passenger cars and light trucks built in the United States were exported. By dollar value, the exported vehicles accounted for $57.04 billion of U.S. international trade, ...
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After 3 Years, Brent Crude Tops $70 a Barrel Again

The benchmark crude oil used to set prices for about half the world's oil topped $70 a barrel in London on Thursday for the first time since December 2014. Brent ...
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Canada Files WTO Complaint Against US in Boeing-Bombardier Dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is expected Friday to file its staff report on whether Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was harmed by the sale of 75 single-aisle passenger jets ...
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Mercedes-Benz Again Global Luxury Car Sales Leader

German automaker Daimler reported record sales of 2.29 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles in 2017, a gain of 9.9% year over year. Including its smart brand vehicles, the company delivered more than ...
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Canada Retaliates Against Boeing Over Trade Case — UPDATED

The government of Canada is opening the bidding on a contract for 88 military fighter jets to replace its aging fleet of CF-18s, and one likely bidder already faces a ...
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Venezuela to Launch Own Cryptocurrency: the ‘Petro’

When you are the president of a country where inflation is rampant, infrastructure is crumbling and there is not enough food on the shelf, the obvious answer to all these ...
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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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