Trade

market shares

Why are US shares performing so well when the economy isn’t?

May 21, 2020 5:46 pm

A look at the tech-heavy Nasdaq gives the first clue

left

Is Trump more left-wing than Biden?

May 21, 2020 12:01 am

The President has a surprising capacity for progressive-sounding political analysis

boycotting

Boycotting China is not that easy

May 19, 2020 8:36 pm

More Americans are wondering what our future economic relationship with China should be

globalization

EDITORIAL: a new balance

May 18, 2020 3:03 pm

America must deploy an industrial policy to strike a better balance between globalization and the national interest

money stimulus

When money dies

May 13, 2020 5:18 pm

$1,200 isn’t going to stretch very far for workers who have lost their jobs, or even for those still employed

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The 2020 question: which candidate will stand up to China?

May 6, 2020 7:37 am

The consequences of Beijing’s triple hit on America will drive the presidential election

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Dear politicians, life must go on

May 1, 2020 7:35 am

Are we all we so scared of being called insensitive that we can’t state the obvious?

oil

Could President Trump lose the oil war?

May 1, 2020 4:59 am

The current crisis could see the end of the petrodollar

china cover-up

China’s COVID cover-up shows it can’t be trusted

April 30, 2020 11:55 am

The China of 2020 is not the China of 2010, still less the China that acceded to the WTO in 2001

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‘Trust but don’t verify’: US-China relations in the 21st century

April 24, 2020 1:15 pm

He crossed out the job-gutting trade deals, he withdrew from Obama’s Iran ‘deal’ and he took on China

oil

The price of oil just hit $0 a barrel. What’s going on?

April 20, 2020 3:12 pm

Oil trading has become an international game of hot potato, with billion-dollar stakes

arctic

Time to crush China’s Arctic influence

April 20, 2020 2:35 pm

It’s simply not possible for nations the size of Norway to take on the rising threat of the CCP in the Arctic alone

President Bill Clinton speaks in the Rose Garden, May 24, 2000 in Washington, D.C. after the China trade vote in Congress.

How Bill Clinton junked America’s supremacy

April 18, 2020 6:00 am

The US-China Relations Act was a monumental mistake

recovery

Trump walks the recovery tightrope

April 16, 2020 6:21 pm

Good cop, bad cop...then back to work?

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EDITORIAL: After the lockdown, the breakdown

April 16, 2020 10:57 am

The Trump administration’s $1,200 subvention to citizens is a drop in the swelling ocean of debt

saudi arabia oil

Saudi Arabia may have won an oil truce — but a greater conflict now looms

April 14, 2020 9:54 am

Despite all the hype, oil prices rose only a few dollars on Monday, and even that rally has quickly fizzled out

black-owned businesses

No, black-owned businesses probably aren’t losing out more due to the pandemic

April 3, 2020 2:41 pm

Examining businesses with paid employees shows immigrants are hardest hit

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Coronavirus has again exposed the euro’s fatal flaw

April 3, 2020 11:53 am

Across the eurozone, the response is always far slower than it should be

unemployment

Coronavirus has already caused a huge spike in unemployment

April 3, 2020 11:14 am

Nearly a million Brits — 850,000 more than usual — have applied for Universal Credit in the last two weeks

Peter Navarro

Peter Navarro blasts ‘Swamp Creature’ opponents of ‘Buy American’ order

March 26, 2020 1:52 pm

The White House trade adviser says Big Pharma wants to ‘preserve its offshore oligopoly

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Big Pharma and free market orgs unite against Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

March 25, 2020 10:50 pm

They claim the order will harm efforts to provide doctors and hospitals with the equipment and medicines they need to stop the spread of COVID-19

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After the coronavirus, who wins the recovery?

March 20, 2020 8:17 am

The pandemic will recede, and so will the panic it has touched off — though bad policy precedents will stick around

health finance

How government should respond

March 20, 2020 8:11 am

The US government should establish a Health Finance Corporation

thucydides

The coronavirus is springing the Thucydides trap

March 17, 2020 5:34 pm

War isn’t inevitable, until it is

chinese

We’re all Chinese now

March 16, 2020 8:50 am

The international coronavirus response marks a huge breakthrough moment for Chinese soft power