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Global Economy Shows Strain as U.S. Steams Ahead

November 16, 2018 |

Signs of a global slowdown are mounting, indicating a deceleration in China and trade tensions are beginning to take a toll on much of the rest of the world.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Global Economy Shows Strain as U.S. Steams Ahead

November 15, 2018 |

Signs of a global slowdown are mounting, indicating a deceleration in China and trade tensions are beginning to take a toll on much of the rest of the world.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Vatican Bars U.S. Bishops’ Action on Sex Abuse

November 14, 2018 |

The Vatican barred Roman Catholic bishops in the U.S. from taking action to confront sex abuse, frustrating church leaders from across the country gathered in Baltimore for their annual meeting aimed at addressing the crisis.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.S. Falls to Eighth in World’s Best Places to Do Business

November 14, 2018 |

The U.S. fell two spots, dropping to eighth place, in the World Bank’s annual rankings of the world’s economies for their ease of doing business, as the American business environment was eclipsed by Norway and the Caucasus nation of Georgia.
WSJ.com: US Business

U.S. Hits Russians, Ukrainians With Sanctions Over Crimea

November 14, 2018 |

Treasury says the moves were aimed at preventing attempts by Moscow to normalize relations with the annexed region.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Chinese-owned pork producer is getting U.S. bailout money to protect it from China’s tariffs

November 10, 2018 |

A Chinese-owned pork producer will sell at least $ 240,000 worth of ham products to the federal government as part of the Trump administration’s farm bailout program, the administration said Wednesday.

U.S. pork producer Smithfield, which is owned by the Chinese conglomerate WH Group, will sell…


L.A. Times – Business

U.S. Surprised as Pyongyang Scraps Talks

November 9, 2018 |

North Korea’s decision to call off high-stakes talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scheduled for Thursday exposes divisions between the two countries over denuclearization and the diplomatic process to try to achieve it.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Industrial and tech firms lead U.S. stocks higher

November 6, 2018 |

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as industrial and technology companies recovered some of the big losses they took over the last month. Strong company earnings also contributed to the gains, but stocks stayed calm as traders waited for results from the midterm election.

Industrial and basic materials companies…


L.A. Times – Business

China’s Neighbors Could Win From U.S. Tariff Tussle

November 6, 2018 |

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China could benefit other Asian economies and markets, according to analysts with an alternative take on the impact of rising tariffs across the Pacific.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Iranian President Promises to ‘Break’ New U.S. Sanctions

November 6, 2018 |

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed that his country would resist tough new U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil and banks, as Tehran braced for a new era of political and economic isolation.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe