Record 43-day strike in Chile ends in no deal
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Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?
The US-China trade war explained
Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle
Blackberry is alive, but where does it go from here?
Blackberry – once the must have device in business, but now its almost become a dinosaur in the modern-touch screen landscape. How did this happen?
Could Trumpanomics make it to the White House?
Sensational comments from Donald Trump have led the headlines of late, but what’s going on behind the scenes in the run up to the US presidential election? And what is the knock on effect for the world’s leading economy?
Sliding oil prices and the war on terror: the impact on the US economy
How much is the war on terror, oil prices and shale impacting the US economy?
Yellen’s benign rate rise
The Fed rate rise has been one of the most speculated about events of the year. Now with a hike of 0.25%, how will this impact the US economy and beyond?
Social progress in Latin America stalls
Social gains made in Latin America during the commodities boom are at risk of being lost in the long term
Does China have enough incentive to crack down on counterfeits?
The Bank of China faces a daily fine of $50,000 in the US unless it complies with a court request to give details of customers accused of selling fake goods
Will Venezuela be the new Greece?
Venezuela has long been considered the world’s worst economy. But as it kisses goodbye to the United Socialist Party, could this mark an important turning point?
Who will be sniffing around Iran post sanctions?
Iran is a country as populous as Turkey, with the natural resources of Canada and the wages of Vietnam – so it has huge potential. With its sanctions soon to be lifted, which way will it go economically?
Why can’t China and Colombia work together?
The China-Colombia relationship in the 21st century went from zero to multi-billion dollars within a decade. However, despite its apparent success, the affair is largely a story of failure
Look to money supply not Black Friday
Black Friday – the post-Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza – has been hyped up as a major retail and spending event both in the US, and now the UK. But does it really mean anything for the economy?
Does America need the female touch?
After 227 years of men filling the position of president the US has a female contender in Hillary Clinton. Could this be what the country needs to boost the economy?
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