WASHINGTON— Two of the Democratic Party's most vocal opponents of strengthening President Barack Obama's hand in trade deals are taking issue with his recent criticism and are calling on him to make public the draft text of a still incomplete deal with 11 other Pacific rim nations. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sherrod Brown of Ohio sent Obama a...» Read More
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The economic crisis threatens to increase protectionism as governments think more on a national than an international level, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) told CNBC Thursday.
The euro is down 2.6% in just two days - a huge move for a currency - and this strategist sees more weakness ahead. With the euro nosing below the 1.30 level against the dollar, is the worst over?
China’s president, Hu Jintao, on Sunday pledged an “even more active” opening up of the country’s economy and a renewed commitment to free trade as he sought to respond to concerns over apparent reform fatigue in Beijing and a deteriorating global economy. The Financial Times reports.
European leaders talk, China creates an investment fund - it's time for your FX Fix.
The U.S. economy may still be struggling to recover from a recession that began three years ago, but there is a silver lining. According to business consulting firm AlixPartners, a weak dollar and rising wages in China have helped U.S. manufacturers close the competitiveness gap with their Chinese counterparts for the first time since 2007.
Housing slumps but stocks jump in China, a reversal for Japanese bond yields and deficit problems dog India.
President Obama's recent hard line against China could lead to a trade war.
Chinese solar panel makers plan to shift some of their production to South Korea, Taiwan and the United States in hopes of defusing a trade case pending against them in Washington, according to industry executives. The New York Times reports.
As global growth worries are coming to a head, China's policymakers are increasingly facing a tough choice: whether to get serious about ending their long-reliance on exports to power gross domestic product (GDP).
China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
With Iraq continuing to recover after years of war, American firms are increasingly looking to tap the country’s vast business potential.
The crisis in Europe means tough times ahead for the British pound, this strategist says.
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Wholesale businesses reduced their stockpiles in September for the first time in nearly two years, while their sales rose.
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Like Detroit automakers taking on the Japanese a generation ago, the seven American solar panel makers that filed a trade case on Wednesday against China might find that a legal victory, if it comes, may not translate into business success. The NYT reports.