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Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in China, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Embargoes and Sanctions, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, International Trade and World Market, Marriott International Inc, United States Economy, United States International Relations | 0 comments

The Trump administration is expected to indict hackers and roll out import restrictions out of concern that Beijing will not easily change its trade, cyber and economic practices.
Source: New York Times

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The Monopolization of America

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, AT&T Inc, Brandeis, Louis D, Corporations, Democratic Party, Federal Trade Commission, Income Inequality, Klobuchar, Amy, Labor and Jobs, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Republican Party, Standard Oil Co, Supreme Court (US), Taxation, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

In one industry after another, big companies have become more dominant over the past 15 years, new data show.
Source: New York Times

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How Special Interests Hide the True Costs of Tariffs

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Commerce Department, Customs (Tariff), Defense Department, Embargoes and Sanctions, International Trade and World Market, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Sales and Excise Taxes, Steel and Iron, Trump, Donald J, United States, United States Economy, United States International Trade Commission, World Trade Organization | 0 comments

Our system is designed to make it almost impossible to consider the domestic collateral damage of trade sanctions.
Source: New York Times

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Canada and U.S. Meet as Trump Moves Ahead With Mexico Trade Deal

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Canada, International Trade and World Market, Mexico, North American Free Trade Agreement, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

Top U.S. trade officials continued to insist they could revise the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and leave Canada out of the pact.
Source: New York Times

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Jobs Report for July: Here’s What to Watch For

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Bureau of Labor Statistics, Factories and Manufacturing, International Trade and World Market, Labor and Jobs, Labor Department (US), Shopping and Retail, Trump, Donald J, Unemployment, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries | 0 comments

Are trade barriers affecting hiring? Is wage growth gaining steam? The monthly Labor Department figures, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time, may offer answers.
Source: New York Times

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Apple’s $1 Trillion Milestone Reflects Rise of Powerful Megacompanies

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Amazon.com Inc, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, apple inc, Facebook Inc, Income Inequality, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Economy | 0 comments

Apple is part of a group of giant companies that dominate the United States economy. That is good for financial markets, but not necessarily for everyone else.
Source: New York Times

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How Trump Won Re-election

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Presidential Election of 2020, Trump, Donald J, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Warren, Elizabeth | 0 comments

A sneak peek at the Times’s news analysis from Nov. 4, 2020.
Source: New York Times

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Troubles for Ford, G.M. and Fiat Chrysler Send Shares Diving

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Automobiles, Customs (Tariff), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, General Motors, International Trade and World Market, Stocks and Bonds, Trump, Donald J, United States Economy | 0 comments

General Motors cited commodity prices, a sign that tariffs may be starting to hurt production. Ford and Fiat Chrysler pointed to weakness in China.
Source: New York Times

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As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in China, Customs (Tariff), Europe, European Commission, International Trade and World Market, Japan, Protectionism (Trade), United States Economy, United States International Relations | 0 comments

The European Union is hunting for free-trade deals in Asia and Latin America to help compensate for lost business with the United States.
Source: New York Times

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Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Corporations, Federal Reserve System, Inflation (Economics), Interest Rates, Labor and Jobs, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates), United States Economy, Wages and Salaries | 0 comments

Fears of an overheated economy could prompt the Federal Reserve to cut short a recovery in which incomes have already struggled to gain traction.
Source: New York Times

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