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Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security … Click to Continue »

Reuters Gives Us He Said/She Said Reporting on German Trade Surplus, with a Little Ad Hominem for Good Measure

Germany is running an annual trade surplus of more than 8.0 percent of its GDP (equivalent to $1.6 trillion in the U.S. economy). This huge trade surplus translates into large deficits for the rest of the world. This is the largest single cause of the problems facing Greece, Italy, Spain, and even France. Show More Summary

What the No-Questions-Asked Commerce in Portable Antiquities Does to Our Heritage

All over the classical world, sites like Caere (Modern day Cerveteri) are looted repeatedly to supply dealers with portable antiquities to profit from by selling them to collectors. In the no-questions-asked trade in artefacts there is no distinction between dodgy dealers and the others. Show More Summary

See the hidden World Trade Center art gallery Spotify tapped for its headquarters

The art found on the 69th floor of 4 World Trade Center is not the kind you would expect to see in the financial district. Larry Silverstein, founder of Silverstein Properties, the developer of 4WTC and many of buildings in the area, is a fan and proprietor of the arts and has worked to bring art to all of the newly developed buildings in the area. Show More Summary

There's a new way to bet on the world's hottest investment product (TETF)

The exchange-traded fund market is getting meta. Investors can now bet on the share movements of companies that derive revenue from ETF trading by — you guessed it — buying a separate standalone ETF. It's an unsurprising next step for...Show More Summary

Week in Metals: New Steel Imports Probe Will Be Based on National Security

Categories: Commodities, Industry News, World Trade Tags: General News, L2 Another investigation and analysis of cheap steel imports coming to the U.S. was ordered yesterday by President Donald Trump. The Commerce Department will recommend...Show More Summary

Finance leaders defend trade, worry about those left behind

World finance leaders say they will seek to build support for free trade by finding ways to help those left behind by globalization. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says … Click to Continue »

South Korea needs to consider filing a WTO complaint over US protectionism: industry source

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

South Korea’s government and steel industry should consider all measures including filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to “deepening U.S. trade protectionism”, an industry source told Reuters on Friday. His comments came after U.S. President...

Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Trump administration had a simple but stark message for world financial leaders who gathered in Washington on Thursday amid worries about rising U.S. protectionism: fair trade means tit-for-tat tariffs. Speaking to bankers just hours after the formal start of the International Monetary Fund and...

Trump Targets Steel Trade, but China Will Be Tough to Contain

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Global steel makers blame Chinese rivals for swamping the world with unwanted product, but closing mills there can be expensive and difficult.

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Global finance leaders are defending globalization against an assault from President Donald Trump and European populists. They argue that blocking free trade would hobble economic growth instead of saving jobs … Click to Continue »

The Weird World of German Trade Shows, From War to Chickens

For every industry, there's a trade show. And Jakob Schnetz is on a mission to photograph as many as possible. The post The Weird World of German Trade Shows, From War to Chickens appeared first on WIRED.

There's $29.4 billion in cryptocurrencies — here's which ones people are using the most

Bitcoin became the first decentralized cryptocurrency back in 2009, and ever since interest in digital currencies has exploded. According to, there are 796 cryptocurrencies currently trading around the world, with a combined market cap of $29,374,919,176. Show More Summary

Wall Street is changing how it trades the world's hottest investment product

Bond exchange-traded funds have exploded in size in the last few years. The big ticket trades in them are getting bigger too. Exchange-traded funds were originally launched as a vehicle for stocks, and they've been attracting assets at a fast clip in recent years. Show More Summary

Your reputation matters – how to handle reference calls

The world that we live in trades on reputation.  What that means is that eventually whether you are raising capital or landing new customers, your references will matter.  If you are an entrepreneur, a VC will want to do some deepShow More Summary

IMF Raises 2017 Global GDP Outlook, Cuts 2018 World Trade Growth Forecast

In today's barrage of macro data, moments ago the IMF released its latest World Economic Outlook report, in which it now sees the global economy accelerating in broad-based expansion this year, even as it cites shifts to protectionism as a threat, and cuts its outlook to 2018 global trade. The highlights: U.S. Show More Summary

Crime threat to half of the world's top nature sites

Nearly half of the world's most valuable natural sites, such as the Galapagos Islands (pictured) are threatened by the illegal wildlife trade, according to a damning new report.

Can Trading Spaces Survive in the World It Helped Create?

My initial excitement for the impending return of Trading Spaces has now been replaced with worry. After all, how in the world could the show, which ran for eight years on TLC, even begin to compare to the original? We as viewers have...Show More Summary

Mapping the World's Biggest Weapons Exporters – and their Best Customers

last weekHumor / odd : Strange Maps

Together, Russia and America sell more than half of all weapons traded around the world. Read More

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