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European Markets Tumble

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business

* FTSEurofirst 300 falls 1 pct, hits 13-month low * Euro zone banking index falls 2.7 percent * Getinge slumps 15 pct af...

Alibaba, the Golden Child of China's Globalization Strategy

Roselyn Hsueh | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Roselyn Hsueh

With the world increasingly and economically beholden to China and Chinese business, China's globalization strategy has won dividends at home and abroad.

U.S. "vs." China in Africa: A Message to President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 10.14.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.

Global Markets Plunge

Reuters | Marc Jones | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business

LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - World shares slumped to near a four-month low on Tuesday as signs of a slowdown in the U.S. economy aggravated the anxiety c...

Global Trade: The Fierce Urgency Of Today

Suresh Kumar | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Suresh Kumar

Government support for globally engaged American businesses is required now, not sometime in the future. The reality of our times is that all exporting countries are targeting the same faster-growing markets and an emerging middle class today, not in the future.

Jim Cramer Is Seeing Red

Dan Solin | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Picking the country where stocks are likely to outperform is akin to gambling. Did Cramer pick Turkey in late 2011 as the top performing country in 2012? Why do you believe his predictive powers are more accurate this year?

The Grand Bargain Needs to Be a Whole Lot Grander

Karen Hinton | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Karen Hinton

The negotiations to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff have been described as a "grand bargain," but from where I sit it seems more like a big bust and a lot of lost opportunities.

Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Energy shares weak after election result * Investors turn focus to looming fiscal cliff * Indexes off:...

An IPR Strategy to Keep India's Innovative Economy Moving Forward

Robert Holleyman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robert Holleyman

India has made recent strides without having a strategic vision for developing and protecting intellectual property. That is, until recently.

India's Recent Trade Policies Put Domestic, International Growth at Risk

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

All innovative companies should be deeply concerned about India's recently announced trade practices. Open markets and respect for IP are key to ensuring American innovators can continue to develop new products.

Do Mobile Entrepreneurs Live in a World Without Borders, or Is It All 'Globaloney'?

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 12.31.2012 | World
Dr Layla McCay

I was intrigued to watch a TED talk yesterday by Pankaj Ghemawat, who has looked into the numbers and reckons all this talk of 'globalization' is in fact a load of 'globaloney' -- just an assumption that doesn't stand up to scrutiny.

Shifting Tectonic Plates Under Global Banking

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The global financial crisis has reversed an expansionary trend of international activities by banks from advanced countries that had been at play for decades.

Making Foreign Policy Work for American Business

Thomas R. Nides | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Thomas R. Nides

What do fish farms in Oman, grapefruits from Florida, and Chinese movie theaters have in common? They are all part of an ambitious strategy to create American jobs and to accelerate economic growth at home and around the world.

Why Global Investors Should Beware

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Daniel Wagner

If, for example, as they suggest, U.S. companies are 'lean and mean' and the U.S. economy is doing just fine, then why have some of America's best known business titans dumped so much stock?

The Knee-Jerk Reflex of Internationalization

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

As a bird builds its nest one straw at a time, a company must build its international structure from the ground up -- strategically and methodically, and no longer as a simple afterthought.

The Core of the Economic Debate

Michael Farr | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

In Europe and the United States, debates over deficits, austerity, and intervention are being conducted in several languages, but they share the same essential elements.

Prepare for a Different Financial Landscape

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

With the European crisis continuing to dominate the news, many people now realize that today's global economy faces an unusually uncertain outlook.

Markets Settle After Thursday Bloodbath

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Shell-shocked investors have been spared further heavy losses as stock markets held firm in the wake of Thursday's bloodbath. ...

World Stocks Slide Again On Double-Dip Recession Fears

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

MILAN — Global stocks fell again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe's debt crisis, which is ...

Economists See Growing Risk Of Global Recession

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Discouraging economic data from around the globe have heightened fears that another recession is on the way. Fresh evidence emerged Thu...

Debt Crisis Continues To Wreak Havoc On Global Stocks

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets were sharply lower Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the health of Europe's ...

The Coming of the Global Mobile

Tina Wells | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Tina Wells

Millennials have grown up in this world of instanity, where information, photos, and prices (when they're shopping) are just one click away. They are ...

G7 Financial Ministers Plan Emergency Meeting

REUTERS | Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Financial leaders of the world's richest countries will hold talks on Friday on ways to calm global markets roiled by Japan's nucl...

The President's New Gamble

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

If Republicans want to frame the economic debate as a choice between more tax cuts and rebuilding the common foundations of American prosperity, so much the better. That's one progressives can win.

Robert Lenzner: The New World Order Of Global Markets

Forbes | Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The best minds in finance--George Soros, Mohammed El-Erian, Larry Summers, Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Rubin--were not exactly raving bulls at the Fina...