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Taser Shares Spike After A Police Department Places An Order For Body Cameras (TASR)

Shares of TASER International are up more than 6% in afternoon trade on Wednesday after the company announced the Winston-Salem police department ordered more than 600 body cameras from the company. In a release on Wednesday, TASER said...Show More Summary

China To Push Growth Of Outsourcing Industry

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will develop international outsourcing of high-value-added services to create new advantages in foreign trade, its cabinet said on Wednesday, according to the official government website. The State Council will...Show More Summary

The role of bank guarantees in international trade

To reduce the risk of international commerce banks offer specific trade finance products, the most prominent being letters of credit. This column employs US banking data to show that reductions in the supply of such trade finance have considerable effects on the levels and patterns of exports, especially to small and poor countries and during times of financial distress. 

Samsung seeks to BLOCK Nvidia graphics chips from US market in frisky PATENT WAR

South Korean tech giant files complaint with trade watchdog Samsung Electronics's battle with GPU chip maker Nvidia deepened on Friday, after the South Korean outfit filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission.…

Samsung asks the US government to block NVIDIA's chips

The patent war between NVIDIA and Samsung isn't going to wind down any time soon. Samsung has backed up its countering lawsuit against NVIDIA with a US International Trade Commission complaint asking the agency to block imports of NVIDIA's GeForce...

Obama needs to help ag

As the agriculture industry figures out whether President Obama’s immigration plan is good or bad for it, ag interests could use a little presidential help on other important issues, such as international trade.

AirAsia X reported to be cutting back Australia flights

There are more signs of distress in the longer haul low cost part of the Australian international air travel market. According to Travel Mole, a UK based trade news service, AirAsia X has suffered a quadrupling of its losses on its A330 services to Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, and the Gold  Coast. It quotes an [...]

North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang.

'The Judge' stars, director and producer reexamine the evidence

Playing a slick attorney in "The Judge," Robert Downey Jr. traded Iron Man's armor for more tailored threads. The movie, which opened the Toronto International Film Festival in September, is a crowd-pleaser — funny, suspenseful and sometimes quite moving — anchored by a number of...

Union Reforms to Improve Seaports

Chris Edwards International trade boosts our economy, but U.S. seaports need major improvements to maximize the benefits of trade. Bloomberg reported a couple months ago that congestion at West Coast ports is so severe that shippers are diverting a growing share of traffic to Canada. Show More Summary

Currency carry trades are not what you think

A common view in international finance is that currency trades make money because high-interest-rate currencies tend to appreciate. This column argues that this view is flawed, suggesting that currency risk premia may be much simpler than previously thought. Show More Summary

Citi Cuts Around 35 Jobs On London Trading Floor: Sources

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank Citi has cut around 35 jobs across its capital markets trading operation in London, sources with knowledge of the changes said on Wednesday. The cuts, announced internally last month, were across all asset classes, the sources said, and included head of G10 currency strategy Valentin Marinov. Show More Summary

Trade JMPs (2014-2015)

It’s already that time of year again, and I’m a little late. Who’s on the job market this year with a paper on international trade? As in prior years, I focus on trade papers, thereby neglecting international finance and open-economy macro papers. If I’ve missed someone, please contribute to the list in the comments. Dominick […]

Cubs acquire infielder Tommy La Stella from Atlanta

The Chicago Cubs added competition at second base and more resources for a potential trade Sunday by acquiring Tommy La Stella and the No. 4 international signing bonus slot from the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots.

U.S. and India Agreement over Food Security in WTO

Earlier this week, the United States and India were able to reach a breakthrough in negotiations regarding food security issues, which international trade analysts have speculated could lead to an international trade deal worth $1 trillion USD for the global economy. Show More Summary

Researchers calculate 'hidden' emissions in traded meat

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock, and assigned the emissions toShow More Summary

The High Density of Brazilian Production Chains

International trade has undergone a radical transformation in the past decades as production processes have fragmented along cross-border value chains. The Brazilian economy has remained on the fringes of this production revolution, maintaining a very high density of local supply chains. Show More Summary

The High Density of Brazilian Production Chains

International trade has undergone a radical transformation in the past decades as production processes have fragmented along cross-border value chains. The Brazilian economy has remained on the fringes of this production revolution, maintaining a very high density of local supply chains. Show More Summary

The High Density of Brazilian Production Chains

International trade has undergone a radical transformation in the past decades as production processes have fragmented along cross-border value chains. The Brazilian economy has remained on the fringes of this production revolution, maintaining a very high density of local supply chains. Show More Summary

ILWU and PMA trade charges amid West Coast slow down

By Stas Margaronis, American Journal of Transportation Craig Merilees, spokesman for the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) told AJOT that allegations by the PMA (Pacific Maritime Association) that the union is engaged...Show More Summary

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