Date Posted: Aug 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained our society and its many systems more than anything else in recent history, stretching the economies of countries all over the world to their breaking …

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Date Posted: May 13, 2019

PepsiCo’s subsidiary in India dropped its lawsuit against local farmers for growing a breed of potatoes the company claims to own. According to reports, PepsiCo, owner of Lay’s, took in about $65 billion in revenue last …

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Date Posted: Jan 24, 2019

Is China ready to reduce the U.S. trade deficit of $323 billion to zero? This month, Bloomberg News reported that Chinese officials, during talks with U.S. trade reps in Beijing, have offered a …

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Date Posted: Oct 09, 2018

A new agreement has finally been drafted to replace NAFTA and guide trade among three countries: the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, retains multiple features important to the oil …

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Date Posted: Sep 19, 2018

Has a major setback now stymied President Trump’s North American Free Trade Agreement revision plans? The media recently reported a comment, which Trump claims to have made off-record, stating an intention not to compromise with Canada. …

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Date Posted: Jun 26, 2018

Nike has withdrawn its supply of footwear from Iran’s team ahead of the World Cup on account of current U.S. sanctions. In May, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of …

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Date Posted: Jun 12, 2018

Donald Trump left the summit of G7 democracies in Quebec still threatening to wage a trade war against allies. “If they retaliate,” Trump told reporters, Canada and others are “making a mistake.” Trump left the summit a …

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Date Posted: Jun 05, 2018

As Bloomberg News reported on Canada’s retaliatory tariffs, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admonished President Trump for the “totally unacceptable” 20% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs which will end tariff exemptions for Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Canada …

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Date Posted: Feb 06, 2018

Spurred by higher prices per barrel, U.S. oil production is on an upward trajectory. When oil prices reach $60 a barrel, as they have recently done, drilling rushes occur. This explains why …

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Date Posted: Jan 22, 2018

Anyone who has been watching the news with even a half interest knows how politically hot things are in the Korean Peninsula, especially with all the saber-rattling language that has …

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