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Trucking Companies Race to Add Capacity, Drivers as Market Heats Up

January 20, 2018 |

Investors expect the humming economy to translate into an uptick in profits for trucking companies when they report earnings over the next couple of weeks. But carriers can’t add capacity fast enough to take advantage of the flood of new business. US Business

China to Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy This Year

January 20, 2018 |

President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy will be more focused in the coming year on countering China, an administration official said. The strategy may emphasize enforcement over negotiations with its leaders. What’s News Asia

Small Chinese Shippers From Troubled Ports Seen Aiding North Korea Trade

January 20, 2018 |

Some of the Chinese ships U.S. authorities allege have helped North Korea violate trade sanctions sailed from ports with depressed shipbuilding industries, like Linhai, where boom has turned to bust. What’s News Asia

Amazon’s HQ2 Losers Hold Out Hope for Consolation Prize

January 20, 2018 | Inc.’s search for a second headquarters site disappointed 218 North American towns and cities, but many still have hopes of landing a smaller Amazon investment in a data center or warehouse. US Business

For These Young Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame

January 20, 2018 |

A trip to Silicon Valley is something of a rite for ambitious Chinese startups and investors looking for inspiration in global tech’s mecca of innovation. But a visit last week failed to impress. Silicon Valley’s allure is fading. What’s News Asia

Apple’s Big Cash Winners: Shareholders

January 19, 2018 |

Apple announced a $ 38 billion tax windfall for the U.S. government this week, but the biggest beneficiary of the company’s response to tax-system changes will likely be its shareholders. US Business

China’s Robust Growth to Face Pressure in 2018

January 19, 2018 |

China’s economic growth accelerated for the first time in seven years last year, reaching 6.9% on rising demand. But the expansion’s key drivers, from investment to consumption, appear to be weakening. What’s News Asia

Data Case in U.S. Sparks Concern in Europe

January 19, 2018 |

European lawmakers and companies worry that a lawsuit the U.S. government has brought to the Supreme Court could clash with European Union law, trapping tech companies between complying with U.S. data requests and strict EU data-privacy rules. What’s News Europe

Six Chinese Ships Covertly Aided North Korea. The U.S. Was Watching

January 19, 2018 |

Intelligence gathered by American officials provides what they say is detailed evidence of sanctions violations, involving illicit cargo such as coal that the regime relies on for hard currency. China later successfully lobbied to have the vessels removed from a proposed United Nations blacklist. What’s News Asia

American Express Reports First Loss in Quarter-Century

January 19, 2018 |

American Express recorded its first quarterly loss in a quarter-century and said it would suspend its share-buyback program as it absorbed a hit from tax changes in the U.S. US Business