A new report argues that within the international financial system, currency manipulation and commensurate mercantilist policies are having a serious adverse impact on U.S. trade and threaten the longstanding dollarized financial system.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement is the most extensive trade deal ever signed by Canada, and could be a template for the TTIP between the EU and the United States. The agreement will abolish most tariffs on merchandise trade between the largest consumer market in the world and tiny Canada, but it will also have far-reaching implications for investment, service trade, labor markets and regulations on both sides of the Atlantic.
Third quarter GDP numbers show that the aggregate economy of the European Union barely moved. EU-wide GDP rose 0.2 on the previous quarter while the Eurozone economy expanded 0.1 percent in the same period.
While attendees at MAPI’s upcoming Cybersecurity Forum will hear from such manufacturers as Rockwell, Siemens, and Kennametal, the program will also feature outside speakers who are among the leading thinkers in the rapidly evolving area of cyber protecti
The Kirchner administration received a severe reversal at Argentina's congressional mid-term elections, which were held October 27. The current government captured some 28 percent of the total vote, down from the 54 percent obtained in the presidential elections of 2011.
As the Federal Reserve prepares to meet on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, they confront data that show a sputtering American economy. Jobs, housing, and durable goods numbers for the months just before the government shutdown suggest that already sluggish growth is decelerating.