Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech. Across the street from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum now resides the tallest building in the United States, One World Trade Center. Thanks to its 408-foot long spire, the skyscraper reaches 1,776 feet, soaring beyond the Willis Tower in Chicago. Show More Summary
At globalEDGE we are dedicated to providing important international business information to our users all around the world. For this reason, we have developed enhanced trade statistics for each country on our site. The country tradeShow More Summary
JPMorgan Chase & Co. may be moving its headquarters out of midtown Manhattan. The bank is eyeing space at the World Trade Center and the far West Side, according to the New York Post.... To view the full story, click the title link.
Categories: Solution Providers, Supplier Management Tags: Almanac, L2, Technology, Trade Extensions There is hope for changing how we think about sourcing and designing supply chains and supply networks in a world of increasing complexity. Show More Summary
CANADA and Mexico share the fortune, or misfortune, of a border with the world’s most powerful country, which looks down on both of them. For 20 years, as privileged trading partners of the United States, they have had the opportunity to influence it by creating a shared vision for North America. Show More Summary
The talk of the baseball world the past few weeks has been about the trade market, and understandably so, as a number of high-profile players, headlined by David Price and Jon Lester, changed teams at the deadline. Teams can still explore...Show More Summary
``the underlying pattern is that China is draining global demand. To the extent that its record surplus of $47.3bn is genuine, it is essentially negative for the world trading system. The country is not rebalancing. The reforms have not yet gone much beyond talk. It is still over-investing, and still exporting deflation worldwide.''
By Sure Dividend: Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is the largest publicly traded personal products business in the world with a market cap of about $215 billion. It is also the 15th largest publicly traded corporation on US markets. Procter & Gamble's global scale is what has allowed it to grow to such a large size. Show More Summary
When Gareth Bale made his football debut as a skinny 16-year-old left-back, no one could have known he would emerge to become the world's most expensive player, plying his trade with the European champions. Bale's success story has been...Show More Summary
China Export-Import Bank Provides $136 Million For Tanzania Wind Project Mridul Chadha, August 4, 2014 (Clean Technica) “…[Recently recognized by the UN Environmental Program as the world’s largest player in renewables trade and investment,...Show More Summary
Two quick words of caution on the explosive rise in China’s exports in July. (Amazing how China always beats OECD states in compiling trade data). The category known as “non-specified exports” rose by 92pc in a single month, according to Morgan Stanley this morning. This is widely thought to be capital outflows, disguised in the [...]
The World Health Organisation has declared the Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency—though it is currently not recommending bans on travel or trade. Read more...
Forty years ago today, a French tightrope artist named Philippe Petit walked from one World Trade Center tower to the other on an illegal wire. It was a caper worthy of Mission: Impossible and the subject of an award-winning documentary, Man on Wire. But neither Petit’s book, To Reach The Clouds, nor Man on Wire […]
On August 7th, 1974—that's forty years ago today—a 24-year-old Frenchman named Philippe Petit snuck into the World Trade Center, made his way to the top, and walked across a wire cable about 140-feet long, which was strung between the Twin Towers. Show More Summary
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as French acrobat Philippe Petit, who, in 1974, masterminded a crazy scheme to sneak into the World Trade Center, string a wire between the towers and perform a high-wire routine high above the city streets. Read...Show More Summary
Are you a fan of the arakkoa, World of Warcraft's avian humanoids? Blizzard Game Designer Don Adams and Associate Quest Designer Johnny Cash are betting you are, which is why they've brought back the sqwawking Burning Crusade beasties...Show More Summary
China has lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a case brought by the United States, the European Union and Japan to challenge China's restrictions on rare earths exports,
Just last week, the World Trade Organization seemed like it was going to pass the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) when India decided not to sign the deal, citing concerns over food security. The TFA was the WTO's first landmark trade...Show More Summary
With threats of tariffs on U.S. fruit hanging in the balance, more than 100 members of the U.S. House have asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to rescind country-of-origin-labeling regulations if the World Trade Organization rules that they violate free trade agreements.
Today is the 40th anniversary of Philippe Petit‘s wild walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The death defying act, in which Petit performed a high wire act on a wire covertly strung between the two towers, is chronicled in Robert Zemeckis‘ new film, The Walk. Show More Summary