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Here’s why foreign companies are investing less in the U.S.

Tracey Samuelson Jun 28, 2018
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Here’s why foreign companies are investing less in the U.S.

Tracey Samuelson Jun 28, 2018
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In Wisconsin today, President Donald Trump did a thing politicians like to do sometimes. Shovel in hand, he touted a big investment in the U.S. and the jobs it’s supposed to create. The shovel was gold-toned, and the investment: a $10 billion LCD display plant for the electronics manufacturer Foxconn. Thing is, foreign direct investment in the U.S. has actually been declining.

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