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Orange County Register
To build a ski resort under U.N. sanctions, North Korea turned to ChinaBEIJING – After North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered his army to build a
To build a ski resort under U.N. sanctions, North Korea turned to China
Orange County Register / Posted 20 hours ago
BEIJING – After North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered his army to build a world-class ski resort, the imported equipment for it was soon at hand, including snowmobiles, snowblowers and even a mile-long cable car system manufactured by a leading... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Pact Signedby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington05 February 2016 The Trans-Pacific Pa
Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Pact Signed
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington05 February 2016 The Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal was signed by the 12 parties to the deal on February 4, 2016. The TPP will eliminate or reduce... Read more
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The Manila Times
Purisima pushes TPP membershipFebruary 5, 2016 8:43 pm The Philippines stands to benefit if it joins the Tra
Purisima pushes TPP membership
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 5, 2016 8:43 pm The Philippines stands to benefit if it joins the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a Cabinet official said following the formal signing of a trade deal by 12 member-nations. “I remain strongly... Read more
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DW
The pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact | Asia | DW.COM | The TPP, one of biggest trade deals in history was signed on Wednesday, Februar
The pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact | Asia | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The TPP, one of biggest trade deals in history was signed on Wednesday, February 3, in New Zealand. The TPP involves 12 Pacific Rim nations - Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Ending fowl play over tradeACCORDING to the National Chicken Council (NCC), an American association of pou
Ending fowl play over trade
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
ACCORDING to the National Chicken Council (NCC), an American association of poultry farmers, the real question is “what road has our chicken not crossed?” For every five pounds of chicken produced in America, one pound is exported; trade allows... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A serviceable dealIT DID not take long for America’s presidential candidates, busy though they mu
A serviceable deal
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
IT DID not take long for America’s presidential candidates, busy though they must be, to digest the 6,000 pages of the agreement creating the “Trans-Pacific Partnership” (TPP). America and 11 other countries of the Pacific Rim struck the trade deal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Can a poker machine manufacturer use the TPP to challenge changes to gambling laws?Fact check: Photo: Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says th
Can a poker machine manufacturer use the TPP to challenge changes to gambling laws?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Fact check: Photo: Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says that an overseas poker machine manufacturer could "end up suing that government for doing... Read more
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Boston Herald
Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens up tough battle in USWASHINGTON — Representatives of the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nati
Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens up tough battle in US
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Representatives of the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Thursday formally signed a sweeping free trade agreement reached last fall, setting in motion what is expected to be a hard battle for approval in national... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens up tough battle in U.S.Representatives of the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Thursd
Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens up tough battle in U.S.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Representatives of the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Thursday formally signed a sweeping free-trade agreement reached last fall, setting in motion what is expected to be a hard battle for approval in national legislatures, none... Read more
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Market Watch
U.S. stocks are not overpriced, says former IMF chief economistFormer IMF's chief economist Olivier Blanchard WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The
U.S. stocks are not overpriced, says former IMF chief economist
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Former IMF's chief economist Olivier Blanchard WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The popular view that U.S. stocks are overpriced is incorrect, said former IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard, on Monday. “Obviously, anything can happen, be it further... Read more
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Market Watch
Is the TPP Pacific trade deal good for America?WASHINGTON (Project Syndicate) — The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the far-reachin
Is the TPP Pacific trade deal good for America?
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (Project Syndicate) — The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the far-reaching trade and investment agreement that the United States has negotiated with 11 other countries, including Canada, Mexico, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, and Vietnam, is now... Read more
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Grainnet.com
American Soybean Association Responds to Peterson Institute of International Economics Report Regarding Trans-Pacific PartnershipWashington - Jan. 26, 2016 - The American Soybean Association released a statem
American Soybean Association Responds to Peterson Institute of International Economics Report Regarding Trans-Pacific Partnership
Grainnet.com / Posted 10 days ago
Washington - Jan. 26, 2016 - The American Soybean Association released a statement in response to a report issued yesterday by the Peterson Institute for International Economics on the impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, pointing specifically... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How To Think About The New Peterson Institute Report On The TPPThe Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) released a report tod
How To Think About The New Peterson Institute Report On The TPP
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) released a report today that trumpets embarrassingly small gains from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The PIIE and media headline writers wrongly focus upon one number - $141B... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Peterson Institute Says TPP A Boon For United Statesby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington26 January 2016 The Peterson Institut
Peterson Institute Says TPP A Boon For United States
Tax-News.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington26 January 2016 The Peterson Institute for International Economics has sought to quantify the benefits for the United States from the implementation of the... Read more
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Denver Post
Unfortunate opposition to the Trans-Pacific PartnershipU.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference on Jan. 11
Unfortunate opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference on Jan. 11 in Washington, D.C. House Democrats held a news conference "to stand against the Trans-Pacific Partnership." (Alex Wong, Getty Images) The political left and right have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why robots mean lower interest ratesThat was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeti
Why robots mean lower interest rates
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies work. The argument goes like this: As machines become more and... Read more
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iol.co.za
How robots affect interest ratesDavos - If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of d
How robots affect interest rates
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Davos - If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies work. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual mee
If robots rise, interest rates will fall
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies work. The argument goes... Read more
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Reuters
Pacific trade deal to raise U.S. annual incomes by $131 billion: studyThe twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministers hold a press conference to
Pacific trade deal to raise U.S. annual incomes by $131 billion: study
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
The twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministers hold a press conference to discuss progress in the negotiations in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii July 31, 2015. WASHINGTON The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would raise U.S. incomes by $131 billion... Read more
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The Age
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the futureOptimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates w
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the future
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Optimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the futureOptimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates w
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the future
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Optimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the futureOptimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates w
Why robots mean interest rates could go even lower in the future
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
Optimists are banking on a productivity boom. If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial... Read more
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Swissinfo
Why Robots Mean Interest Rates Could Go Even Lower In The Future(Bloomberg) -- If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumpti
Why Robots Mean Interest Rates Could Go Even Lower In The Future
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- If robots rise, interest rates will fall. That was the assumption of delegates at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, as revolutions in automation and artificial intelligence reshape how economies... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Missing from the White House race: the economyWASHINGTON - As the US presidential race picks up pace, the speeches and debate
Missing from the White House race: the economy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON - As the US presidential race picks up pace, the speeches and debates are full of character attacks, arguments on immigration and worries about national security. On both the Republican and Democratic sides, the economy is mentioned, but... Read more
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Business Standard India
South Korea tops list of the world's most innovative economiesSouth Korea's almost six-point edge on No. 2 Germany - and outpacing of neighbo
South Korea tops list of the world's most innovative economies
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
South Korea's almost six-point edge on No. 2 Germany - and outpacing of neighbors Japan (No. 4) and China (No. 21) - also might understate the degree of economic competition felt among... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lagarde gets support for 2nd IMF term Christine Lagarde picked up support from across Europe and a onetime rival fo
Lagarde gets support for 2nd IMF term
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Christine Lagarde picked up support from across Europe and a onetime rival for a second term as leader of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of a selection process that member nations intend to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Saudi-owned U.S. debt under veilIt's a secret of the vast U.S. Treasury market, a holdover from an age of oil s
Saudi-owned U.S. debt under veil
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
It's a secret of the vast U.S. Treasury market, a holdover from an age of oil shortages and mighty petrodollars: Just how much of America's debt does Saudi Arabia own? But now that question -- unanswered since the 1970s, under an unusual blackout by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Weak growth, shaky markets pressure central banks to loosen monetary policyWASHINGTON — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about
Weak growth, shaky markets pressure central banks to loosen monetary policy
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about slumping economies and panicky stock markets. The question is, can — or will — they do much that would help? The head of the European Central Bank signaled this week... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banksWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about slumping economies and panicky stock markets. The question is, can — or will — they do much that would help? The head of the European Central Bank signaled this... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banksFILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, European Central Bank Presi
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, following a meeting of the ECB governing council. The world’s central banks are under pressure to... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banksWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about slumping economies and panicky stock markets. The question is, can — or will — they do much that would help? The head of the European Central Bank signaled this... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do somethin
Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about slumping economies and panicky stock markets. The question is, can — or will — they do much that would... Read more
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The Irish Times
Lagarde picks up support for second term as IMF chiefThe support reinforces expectations that Ms Lagarde (60) is all but a lock to b
Lagarde picks up support for second term as IMF chief
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
The support reinforces expectations that Ms Lagarde (60) is all but a lock to be reappointed, though legal charges related to actions taken when she was French finance minister remain a potential risk. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan also... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Europeans rally around second term for Christine LagardeGermany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose c
Europeans rally around second term for Christine Lagarde
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
Germany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose current term ends on July 5. Photo: Matthew Lloyd Christine Lagarde picked up support from across Europe and a onetime rival for a second term as leader of the... Read more
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The Age
Europeans rally around second term for Christine LagardeGermany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose c
Europeans rally around second term for Christine Lagarde
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Germany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose current term ends on July 5. Photo: Matthew Lloyd Christine Lagarde picked up support from across Europe and a onetime rival for a second term as leader of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Europeans rally around second term for Christine LagardeGermany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose c
Europeans rally around second term for Christine Lagarde
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Germany, France, the UK and Spain all came out on Thursday for Lagarde, whose current term ends on July 5. Photo: Matthew Lloyd Christine Lagarde picked up support from across Europe and a onetime rival for a second term as leader of the... Read more
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Business Spectator
The price of oil, China and stockmarket herdingThe stockmarket movements of the last two weeks are puzzling. Take the China e
The price of oil, China and stockmarket herding
Business Spectator / Posted 16 days ago
The stockmarket movements of the last two weeks are puzzling. Take the China explanation. A collapse of growth in China would indeed be a world changing event. But there is just no evidence of such a collapse. At most, there is suggestive evidence... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The price of oil, China and stockmarket herdingMany economists have traced the recent market mayhem back to China and slumping
The price of oil, China and stockmarket herding
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Many economists have traced the recent market mayhem back to China and slumping oil prices, but another explanation may be more plausible. The stockmarket movements of the last two weeks are puzzling. Take the China explanation. A collapse of... Read more
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Business Spectator
Lagarde tipped to continue as IMF headThe International Monetary Fund officially launched the selection process for i
Lagarde tipped to continue as IMF head
Business Spectator / Posted 17 days ago
The International Monetary Fund officially launched the selection process for its leader Wednesday, though few see a serious challenge to current managing director Christine Lagarde, who has said she is open to another five-year term. The expiration... Read more
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The Courier Mail
IMF launches MD selection processNo serious challenge seen to second term for Christine Lagarde. The Internatio
IMF launches MD selection process
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
No serious challenge seen to second term for Christine Lagarde. The International Monetary Fund officially launched the selection process for its leader Wednesday, though few see a serious challenge to current managing director Christine Lagarde,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stocks flirt with bear market territory as equity slump deepensThe equity slump intensified on Wednesday in a wild day of trading that saw glo
Stocks flirt with bear market territory as equity slump deepens
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The equity slump intensified on Wednesday in a wild day of trading that saw global stock prices fall into a bear market before a late-day burst of buying interest emerged in North America. Energy stocks again took the brunt of the losses early in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why markets are anxious about Iran's reentry into the global economyAfter years of sanctions and isolation, Iran's return to the international mark
Why markets are anxious about Iran's reentry into the global economy
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
After years of sanctions and isolation, Iran's return to the international marketplace should be a welcomed big boost for a global economy desperate for good news. The country is rich in natural resources and has a large, mostly urban population of... Read more
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Swissinfo
South Korea Rules the World in 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index(Bloomberg) -- In the world of ideas, South Korea is king. Germany, Sweden, Ja
South Korea Rules the World in 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- In the world of ideas, South Korea is king. Germany, Sweden, Japan and Switzerland rounded out the top five in the 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which scored economies using factors including research and development spending and... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Stop worrying about China’s markets’London - A year ago, Premier Li Keqiang told the World Economic Forum that his
‘Stop worrying about China’s markets’
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
London - A year ago, Premier Li Keqiang told the World Economic Forum that his country could avoid a hard landing. As the Swiss town of Davos prepares for the 2016 edition of the conclave, delegates such as Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Credit... Read more
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Swissinfo
Davos Veterans Say Stop Worrying About China’s Market Meltdown(Bloomberg) -- A year ago, Premier Li Keqiang told the World Economic Forum tha
Davos Veterans Say Stop Worrying About China’s Market Meltdown
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- A year ago, Premier Li Keqiang told the World Economic Forum that his country could avoid a hard landing. As the Swiss town of Davos prepares for the 2016 edition of the conclave, delegates such as Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and... Read more
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Japan Today
Benefits of cheap oil will come, but not soon ‹ Japan TodayWith petroleum investment and the manufacturing sector sagging and the stock ma
Benefits of cheap oil will come, but not soon ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 20 days ago
With petroleum investment and the manufacturing sector sagging and the stock market in free fall, many Americans are wondering when they will begin to see the benefits of cheap oil. Crude oil prices have tumbled by 70% since mid-2014, dropping this... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Benefits of cheap oil will come, but not soonWASHINGTON - With petroleum investment and the manufacturing sector sagging and
Benefits of cheap oil will come, but not soon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON - With petroleum investment and the manufacturing sector sagging and the stock market in free fall, many Americans are wondering when they will begin to see the benefits of cheap oil. Crude oil prices have tumbled by 70 percent since... Read more
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Roll Call
Potential Sanctions From North Korea Nuke Test Likely to Impact China A nuclear test last week has reignited lawmakers� desire to pass new sanction
Potential Sanctions From North Korea Nuke Test Likely to Impact China
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
A nuclear test last week has reignited lawmakers� desire to pass new sanctions against North Korea, including economic penalties that previously were considered too inflammatory... Read more
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New Kerala
No adverse impact of joining Trans-Pacific Partnership: SitharamanVishakhapatnam, Jan 11 : Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday sought
No adverse impact of joining Trans-Pacific Partnership: Sitharaman
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Vishakhapatnam, Jan 11 : Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday sought to reassure Indian industry on Monday that there would be no adverse impact of entering into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) multilateral trade agreement. "There is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
China’s economic turmoil causing a ‘crisis of confidence’After a week of market turmoil and economic indecision, China has left the worl
China’s economic turmoil causing a ‘crisis of confidence’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
After a week of market turmoil and economic indecision, China has left the world wondering if the country’s communist leaders are up to the many challenges facing the country. On Friday, an uneasy calm descended on China’s harried stock traders. In... Read more
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