Should the U.S. try to restrict high-tech American companies from investing in China?

Aug 2, 2022
The proposal is part of a larger competition package being considered in Congress.
A measure being considered in Congress proposes establishing a mechanism to review, and possibly restrict, some American companies from investing in China.
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Another cure for inflation? Making markets more competitive.

Apr 1, 2022
Companies facing few competitors can hike prices more easily than those in competitive markets.
The economic theory behind this is that companies in markets with more players aren't able to pass higher costs on to consumers as easily.
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Europe takes aim at Big Tech's "gatekeepers"

Mar 25, 2022
Could the Digital Markets Act set a global standard?
Big technology firms face new rules and regulations in the EU.
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The delivery-only method for Kroger comes with some risk, especially in such a competitive market.
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Biden considers order to use regulatory power to boost competition

Jun 30, 2021
The targets: industries with just a few dominant companies.
The Biden administration might act to strengthen the positions of smaller companies in industries dominated by a small number of giants.
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Chinese students, parents stressed by demands of extracurricular classes

Jun 9, 2021
Academic competition pressures families to enroll children in tutoring courses. But some parents are resisting.
Fifth-grader Ziyou cracks under pressure in "A Love for Dilemma," a Chinese TV series about the education rat race.
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EU seeks to raise the drawbridge on companies that get foreign subsidies

May 5, 2021
It's an attempt to gain leverage over China.
European leaders are increasingly worried that China’s state-dominated economic system is threatening companies in their own countries.
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Small business coalition says Amazon brands are unfair competition

Apr 6, 2021
"It's a basic conflict of interest," says one small-biz advocate.
Is Amazon selling its products alongside small businesses' healthy competition or a conflict of interest?
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Market concentration and low competition has become the new normal in America

Dec 17, 2019
NYU finance professor Thomas Philippon argues that U.S. markets are no longer as free and competitive as they were a few decades ago.
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A mall in Montana lost its department store ... again

Jul 30, 2018
When managing a shopping center, "every day is a fresh opportunity for creative problem solving."
People exit a subway into a Manhattan shopping mall on June 28, 2018 in New York City. The American economy showed the weakest performance in consumer spending in nearly five years new numbers from the Commerce Department show. Despite the drop in consumer spending, the gross domestic product (GDP) increased at a 2.0 percent annual rate in the January-March period to give a mixed picture on the state of the American economy.
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