Trade

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

trust verify

‘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?

breakdown lockdown

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

christine lagarde euro eurozone

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

Trump coronavirus task force big pharma

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

donald trump recovery

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

entrepreneurs

The antidote to virus panic is in the hands of entrepreneurs

March 12, 2020 12:43 pm

Forty-five years’ observation of markets has taught me to hold my breath and wait for the bounce

oil wars

The US is caught in the crossfire of the oil wars

March 12, 2020 11:18 am

Who will stand by America’s shale companies?

coronavirus money

Coronavirus’s biggest victim? Money

March 11, 2020 4:34 pm

Balancing the books hasn’t just gone out of fashion — it is treated as if it were some quaint tradition which died out long ago

market

Market hysteria is not all down to coronavirus

March 9, 2020 3:07 pm

An infectious disease has not previously caused a recession, at least not in modern times

brexit nanny

Britain must fight the EU’s nanny state urges

March 3, 2020 12:05 pm

Brexit means the world of regulation is about to face drastic changes

boris johnson trade

What does Britain want from a trade deal with the US?

March 2, 2020 1:47 pm

Unpacking the UK’s opening position

coronavirus crash

Could coronavirus really trigger the next crash?

February 29, 2020 11:08 am

There could well be a rapid catch-up in production

coronavirus recession

Three ways to stop a coronavirus recession

February 28, 2020 9:56 am

Central banks need to support the financial system