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US Media and Entertainment Companies Hit Roadblocks in China

by Michael McLellan

October 11, 2016


Television and movies are wildly popular American exports. Yet many American media and entertainment companies continue ...

An OPEC Oil Production Cut? No Chance!

by Warwick Knowles

October 3, 2016

oil barrels

Global oil traders are excited about OPEC’s provisional agreement to cut production levels to between 32.5 million ...

Industry Forecasts to 2020: US Housing and Health Care Sectors Well-Positioned for Growth

by James Bryant

October 3, 2016


A stronger job market and low mortgage-lending rates will continue to drive growth in the US housing market as well as ...

Impact of Interest Rates Ripples through Global Economy

by Isaac Leung

September 27, 2016

federal reserve chair Janet Yellen

The US Federal Reserve has again delayed raising interest rates, and medium-term forecasts of the Fed rate have been ...

Death of Uzbek Leader Stokes Concerns in Central Asia

by Jaspreet Sehmi

September 13, 2016


The recent death of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov, who ruled Central Asia’s most populous country with an iron ...

Mexico Faces Bigger “Threats” than Trump

by Michelle Campbell

September 7, 2016

Mexico Flag

When US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto last month, the ...

Economic Clouds Gather in Italy’s Summer Sky

by Daniele Fraietta

August 31, 2016

italy sky

Italy’s economic engine stalled again in the second quarter of the year. The lackluster recovery that seemed to have ...

The Philippines: Focused on Business

by Oana Aristide

August 24, 2016

Duterte and Kerry

Amid struggling emerging markets, financial sector turbulence, and softening global economic growth, the Philippines ...

US Shoemakers Gaining a Foothold in India

by Catherine Colbert

August 17, 2016


Some of the industry’s top footwear makers are betting big on India. Having established a presence in the country ...

The Rise of Fracking and the Decline of Coal

by Stuart Hampton

August 10, 2016

coal power plant

Natural gas-fired power generation increased 19% in 2015. Gas' lead over coal will continue to keep ...

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