If a disease outbreak occurs in today’s interconnected global economy, the stakes are higher than usual: Expect lost domestic and international sales, a damaged reputation, and even a hit to the U.S. economy from lost trade and employment. The desired outcome, of course, is to prevent disease outbreaks with strong biosecurity plans. Are today’s plans... Continue Reading
The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that HTC, Huawei, and ZTE did not infringe on camera-related patents owned by FlashPoint. The ruling was a review of an initial decision made by an administrative law judge last year. The...Show More Summary
The International Trade Commission found today that HTC, ZTE and Huawei did not violate camera patents held by FlashPoint, a spinoff company of Apple. The complaint was based on four different patents (later three after one was dropped) having to do with smartphone cameras. Show More Summary
Guest blogger Andrey Semenov is a Russia native and specialist in international trade and energy, concentrating on Europe and Russia. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and Yale University, he is deeply familiar with the political and economic dynamics of the region, having focused on it during his master’s degree studies at Yale. He [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - HTC Corp and others did not violate digital camera patents owned by Apple Inc. spinoff FlashPoint Technology to make its Android smartphones, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday.
It looks like short-seller Carson Block's just got burned on his short on Singaporean agricultural commodities trading firm Olam International. Bloomberg News reports that Singapore's state-owned Temasek Holdings Pte's unit has offered to buy Olam International Ltd. Show More Summary
The buyout group, led by Temasek Holdings, Singapore's government investor, has offered Olam a premium of about 12 percent to where the shares first traded, valuing the company at more than $4 billion.
In 1805, a twenty-three year-old Bostonian named Frederic Tudor launched a new industry: the international frozen-water trade. Over the next fifty years, he and the men he worked with developed specialized ice-harvesting tools, a global...Show More Summary
Simon Lester In an ideal world, governments would recognize the benefits of trade liberalization, and eliminate domestic tariffs on their own. In the real world, though, much of the tariff reduction process comes through international...Show More Summary
Our most recent trading screen for the 30 largest country ETFs is posted below. The last time we posted this study of trends in major international ETFs, international markets were in full retreat with only 4 out of 30 of the ETFs tracked moving towards or further in to overbought range. Show More Summary
International music trade group the IFPI has released a clever 90-second history of recorded music filmed at the UK Abbey Road studios. Music Remains is a 'Recorded Music Rube Goldberg Machine' worth watchng. Related articles EMI To Sell The Beatles' Abbey Road Studios Global Digital Music Sales Up 8% In 2011 To $5.2 Billion
By BrooklynShorty: Chinese Exports Tumble Over the weekend, China's General Administration of Customs reported February trade data, and the implications for TAL International (NYSE:TAL), Textainer Group (NYSE:TGH), and CAI International...Show More Summary
The evolution of technology has opened the Internet for cross-border collaboration and has enabled a whole new range of economic activity that includes online trades, big data, and online advertising. According to the McKinsey Global...Show More Summary
by Dennis Crouch Suprema, Inc. and Mentalix v. US International Trade Commission and Cross Match Tech. (Fed. Cir. 2013/2014) The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is a branch of the US Government that offers an alternative forum for patent enforcement. There are a number of benefits to pursuing an action in the USITC as well […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - The Shanghai Stock Exchange has secured approvals from regulators to set up an international trading center in the free-trade zone, the chairman of the bourse said on Saturday.
Lukas Podolski may not be plying his trade at the Emirates for much longer, with Inter Milan supposedly keen on snapping up the German international this summer. As reported by Charles Perrin of the Express, the Italian giants have supposedly...Show More Summary
IRVING, TEXAS--ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, is set to start production on a record number of new projects in 2014. Despite 10 major new undertakings, the company's capital spending is still expected to fall 6.4 percent this year. Show More Summary
BySeth Golden: SodaStream International (SODA) has a new investor in Kase Capital's Whitney Tilson, who outlined a bullish position in SodaStream after the market closed yesterday. Shares traded more heavily than usual in the after-hours...Show More Summary
By MetalMiner: In late breaking news, the Department of Commerce International Trade Administration, preliminarily determined that countervailable subsidies have gone to grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) producers and exporters from China. Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs' head of oil and agricultural trading, Karl Robijns, is retiring from the firm, an internal memo seen by Reuters showed. London-based Robijns,