The other day I wrote about a campaign by the International Trade Union Confederation t push the G20 to make hiking wages the cornerstone of any policy to create a sustained and healthy global economy. The Economist agrees. The magazine had a relatively long piece in its September 6th edition (subscription paywall) entitled, “The big freeze: Throughout […]
By Alpha World: The U.S. steel industry took a sigh of relief last month when the International Trade Commission (NYSE:ITC) ratified that duties will be imposed on steel pipe and tube imported from six countries, which include South Korea, India, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam. Show More Summary
Emily Badger in Wonkblog had an interesting discussion of the issues around state tax incentives to lure or keep businesses. The piece notes that many economists believe that it would be good to ban these incentives since it ends up being a zero sum game. Show More Summary
Heather Lee, a summer intern at SAFE has an opinion piece on the organization's blog ('Heritage Crisis in Syria: a call for a moratorium on the antiquities trade', September 3, 2014). In the section "So, what can we do?" she has made...Show More Summary
In trading on Monday, shares of the iShares International Select Dividend ETF (AMEX: IDV) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $37.37 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A [...]
Submitted by Donald Coxe via CaseyResearch.com, Is the post-Cold War global boom over? Since the fall of Bolshevism, the world has seen remarkably sustained growth in international cooperation, brought about by freer trade and new technologies. Show More Summary
Now for some good news. From tomorrow the first ban on shark and manta ray trade comes into force. This was agreed last year at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Thailand. Shown is an...Show More Summary
By Hawkinvest: McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) provides engineering and construction services to the oil and gas industry. In the past couple of years, this company has been challenged by some construction projects that were bid too low to offer sufficient profit margins. Show More Summary
I know, it’s not the most compelling title, but it is very important for all of us to monitor the Volatility or Cycles of Market Internals, especially those of us who use them in our trading or analysis. Let’s update our TICK Volatility Chart and note the current important intraday levels for trading with the TICK. To [...]
The 178 members of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) agreed in March 2013 to tighten regulations on the trade of the three types of hammerhead shark, the porbeagle and oceanic whitetip shark, and two types of manta ray. Show More Summary
The newst sub–chapter of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association – was inaugurated in Kochi on the 29th of August 2014, making it the fifth chapter in the country.
The U.S. government should ensure that international trade of U.S. natural gas, and potentially crude oil, will offer opportunities for the domestic shipping industry,
The U.S. government should ensure that international trade of U.S. natural gas, and potentially crude oil, will offer opportunities for the domestic shipping industry, maritime groups said on Wednesday. The post U.S. Shippers Seek Role in Transport of LNG, Oil Exports appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
SMM signing ceremony commits DOF to five-year Framework Service Agreement At a signing ceremony at SMM, the international marine trade fair in Hamburg, MAN PrimeServ,
Following a hectic few days which saw him rule out plying his international trade with the Republic of Ireland, Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has seen himself set his sights high —a trait that the best of the best all share in common...Show More Summary
A great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran). (Photo: Wendell Reed / Flickr Creative Commons) On September 14, 2014, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will add six sharks and rays to Appendix II, meaning that global trade of these species will be restricted. Show More Summary
Barcelona is known for many things, among them art, history, industry, tradition, trade, food (of course), and night life. The Barcelona locals, as well as party-hungry tourists, have an international reputation for doing everything a bit later in the evening than their other European counterparts. Notoriously, dinner in Barcelona (and […]
France is getting ready for the annual trade show SPACE, focused on international livestock industry, to be held in Rennes, Brittany. The event, held 16 through 19 September, will showcase about 1,400 exhibitors.
By Trading Champ: Chewing gum manufacturing company Cadbury Botswana has let 134 people go as its parent company Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed the manufacturing facility in Gaborone. Mondelez made this decision becauseShow More Summary
Shares of chip maker Nvidia (NVDA) are down 10 cents, or half a percent, at $19.93, after the company late yesterday said it filed complaints with the International Trade Commission and U.S. district court against Qualcomm (QCOM) and Samsung...Show More Summary