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The Great Fall of China’s Banking Sector May be Underway

by Christian Hudspeth

September 3, 2015

China Currency

“Policymakers have learned a thing or two since [the US stock market crash of] 1929; we now know that the real ...

New Anticorruption Law in Italy: So Far So Good?

by Daniele Fraietta

September 3, 2015

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Corruption is a large and pervasive problem in Italy that has sapped the country’s economy by discouraging foreign ...

US Approves Historic Oil Sale to Mexico

by Stuart Hampton

August 17, 2015

Mexico oil barrel

The US Department of Commerce is very quietly reversing the ban on US oil exports that has stood for more than 40 years ...

Sweden: Land of Tech Firm “Unicorns”

by Oana Aristide

August 10, 2015

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In the business world, unicorns are new companies valued at more than $1 billion. From computer games (Mojang, the ...

A Hot Telecom Market? How about Myanmar?

by Tim Green

August 5, 2015

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One of the world’s fastest-growing mobile-phone markets is Myanmar. Yes, Myanmar, the mountainous Asian country that ...

UK Tax Cuts Receive Mixed Reviews from Businesses, Banks

by Daniele Fraietta

August 3, 2015

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The first of Prime Minister David Cameron’s business-friendly initiatives rolled out in early July, and the changes are ...

Dollar’s Strength Is a Drag on the US Economy

by Bodhi Ganguli

July 31, 2015

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Despite further growth in the second half of the year, the US economy will grow less than 2.5% in 2015 for the fifth ...

Greece and the Eurozone: What’s Next?

by Markus Kuger

July 30, 2015

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The new bailout package for Greece solves many urgent problems, but the medium- to long-term issues facing Greece ...

China’s Market Rescue Avoids Meltdown, Hurts Credibility

by Isaac Leung

July 28, 2015

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China’s competence to manage equity markets is substantially in question following the country’s effort to prop up ...

Who Really Won the Tour de France?

by Lynett Oliver

July 27, 2015

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The winner of the 2015 Tour de France is ostensibly Britain’s Chris Froome, who finished the 21-day race in ...

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