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U.S. consumer goods and vehicle exports hit a record in January
Some of the increase reflects growing economies in other countries. And it's welcome news for U.S. factories, one economist says.
A 60-year-old program for workers hurt by globalization comes to a close
The Trade Adjustment Assistance program aids workers laid off due to trade competition. It stopped taking applications in July.
How Russian sanctions could speed up the corrosion of globalization
Adam Posen of the Peterson Institute says that could lead to less varied, costlier goods and a more divided and politically uncertain world.
How the shipping container revolutionized freight and trade
Before the shipping container, goods were manually loaded into barrels and wooden creates.
What's the link between physical and economic mobility?
In his latest book, globalization scholar Parag Khanna looks at how and why our lives may become a lot more mobile in the decades to come.
The LinkedIn co-founder on "Blitzscaling" a company while mitigating risk
Reid Hoffman discusses the unconventional advice he gives entrepreneurs that want to get big fast in his new book.
Why the auto industry (mostly) opposes proposed tariffs
Even so-called "domestic" carmakers are global companies with international supply chains.
How liberalism should adapt to the needs of the 21st century
A conversation with Zanny Minton Beddoes, the editor-in-chief of the Economist.
A deal within reach on NAFTA?
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is taking the lead in the latest round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, scheduled for today. President Donald Trump has threatened to pull out of NAFTA, unless it’s renegotiated. That’s easier said than done, though and there are still a number of stumbling blocks. Click the […]
What does protectionism mean for the future of the American economy?
It's a trade policy that protects domestic interests over international trade. But at what cost?