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Iowa Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Israel

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Iowa Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Israel

- DES MOINES | Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced a trade and investment mission to Israel later this summer. The governor's office says in a news release that the trip, being coordinated by the Iowa Economic Development Authority, will take place Sept. 6-13. Iowa companies are invited to participate in the mission. The deadline for companies to apply is July 7. Reynolds' office says Iowa exports to Israel exceeded $30

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San Diego civic and business leaders will travel to Canada to strengthen trade ties

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San Diego civic and business leaders will travel to Canada to strengthen trade ties

- SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego civic and business leaders are scheduled to travel to Vancouver next week to strengthen trade ties with Canada. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and around two dozen delegates will promote key San Diego industries, establish and develop business relationships, and explore opportunities for San Diego companies to tap into Vancouver's clean tech and sustainability economy. "There has never been a more critical time for San Diego to be a champion for international trade because local jobs depend on it," Faulconer said

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Report: Cavaliers engaged in trade talks for LaMarcus Aldridge

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Report: Cavaliers engaged in trade talks for LaMarcus Aldridge

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Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump’s trade deal rebuff

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Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump’s trade deal rebuff

- EVERY 45 seconds or so, a neatly wrapped VanHeusen dress shirt destined for a J C Penney store in the United States drops off a new production line at a factory north of Vietnam’s capital. Next door, rice paddies the size of 40 football fields have been filled for the US$320 million textile mill which Hong Kong based TAL Group plans to build so it won’t need to import cloth for the shirts

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Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants

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Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants

- BEIJING - As Amazon.com Inc looks to swallow U.S. grocery chain Whole Foods, China's tech giants are already digesting hefty bricks-and-mortar deals, taking the lead in the battle to transform supermarket shopping with big data and better supply chains. China's Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com Inc have invested heavily in offline retail - bricks-and-mortar stores - in recent years to complement their online offerings

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Cavaliers Rumored to Be in 'Very Early Stages' of Paul George Trade Talks

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Cavaliers Rumored to Be in 'Very Early Stages' of Paul George Trade Talks

- The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking into a potential trade that could land them Paul George from the Indiana Pacers, according to Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio. While there have been discussions between the two teams, they are still in the "very early stages of making calls." George is set to become a free agent after the 2017-18 season. Amico updated the situation later Sunday night: Sam Amico @ AmicoHoops #Cavs and #Pacers talks have a feel of multiple players being involved

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Stitch Fix founder built one of the few successful e-commerce subscription services

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Stitch Fix founder built one of the few successful e-commerce subscription services

- SAN FRANCISCO — Katrina Lake, 34, is the founder and chief executive of Stitch Fix, a San Francisco clothes-shopping startup that brought in $730 million in revenue in the fiscal year ended last July. Stitch Fix is regarded as one of the few major success stories in the subscription shopping world: It has more than 5,000 employees, five clothing warehouses across the U

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With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart

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With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart

- CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO When Wal-Mart Stores Inc bought online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion last year, it marked a crucial moment - the world's largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch rival Amazon, intended to compete. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc countered. With its $14 billion purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc, the largest e-commerce company announced its intention to take on Wal-Mart in the brick-and-mortar world

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New Zealand optimistic of free trade deal with U.S.

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New Zealand optimistic of free trade deal with U.S.

- SYDNEY The United States has indicated it is open to a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand, New Zealand's trade minister said on Sunday. Todd McClay visited Washington for high-level trade talks with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump this week, meeting with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, newly appointed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other advisors to the president

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Markelle Fultz set to visit 76ers amid trade talks with Celtics

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Markelle Fultz set to visit 76ers amid trade talks with Celtics

- Talks between the Celtics and Philadelphia over the top pick in Thursday’s draft will take a major step today, with Markelle Fultz set to work out for the Sixers in the early evening. A source close to Fultz told the Herald of the visit. Sixers management has told Philadelphia media that the team, after working out Kentucky point guard and high lottery prospect De’Aaron Fox, has another workout scheduled for tonight

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Stitch Fix founder built successful e-commerce subscription service

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Stitch Fix founder built successful e-commerce subscription service

- SAN FRANCISCO—Katrina Lake, 34, is the founder and chief executive of Stitch Fix, a San Francisco clothes shopping startup that brought in $730 million in revenue in its 2016 fiscal year that ended July 31.

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Rep. Steve Cohen warns Trump's Cuba policy will harm American businesses, commerce

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Rep. Steve Cohen warns Trump's Cuba policy will harm American businesses, commerce

- President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration's historic easing. (June 16) Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, applauded Trump for re-evaluating U.S.-Cuba policy to see if it’s achieving results. WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Cohen sees President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse the previous administration’s policy of normalizing U

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Snyder heads to Europe in bid to boost trade, lure business

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Snyder heads to Europe in bid to boost trade, lure business

- LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder is using a trade trip to Europe to boost trade relationships and lure businesses to Michigan. Snyder will travel to several countries to meet with government, automotive and other business leaders to show what types of opportunities Michigan can offer. His weeklong jaunt starts Saturday and takes him to France, Germany and Italy. The Republican governor touts the state's leadership in automotive research and design on such trips

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Mulroney predicts Canada will get new free trade deal with U.S.

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Mulroney predicts Canada will get new free trade deal with U.S.

- OTTAWA -- Canada will prevail in getting a new free trade agreement with the United States despite the anti-globalization bent in the United States which has been stoked by the left and right-wing voices there for years, former prime minister Brian Mulroney said Friday. The architect of the original Canada-U.S. free trade agreement was a main attraction at the Canada2020 conference in Ottawa

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Donald Trump Orders Clampdown On Cuba Travel And Trade, Curbing Barack Obama Detente

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Donald Trump Orders Clampdown On Cuba Travel And Trade, Curbing Barack Obama Detente

- Miami: US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on US business dealings with the island's military, saying "with God's help a free Cuba is what we will soon achieve." As Trump laid out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, the White House announced plans to roll back parts of former President Barack Obama's historic opening to the communist-ruled country after a 2014 diplomatic breakthrough between the two former Cold War foes

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Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

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Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

- US President Donald Trump on Friday will announce plans to tighten restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and clamp down on US business dealings with the island’s military, rolling back parts of former President Barack Obama’s historic opening to Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump will issue a presidential directive to reverse some of the loosened regulations that Obama introduced after a 2014 breakthrough between the two former Cold War foes, senior White House officials said

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German carmakers must prioritize Europe ahead of the UK post-Brexit, says Merkel ally

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German carmakers must prioritize Europe ahead of the UK post-Brexit, says Merkel ally

- German carmakers must be prepared to face a painful truth post-Brexit and prioritize deals with European trading partners over the U.K., a Bavarian lawmaker told CNBC on Tuesday. "When I speak to carmakers in Germany – especially in Bavaria – so BMW (for example), they tell me the U.K. market is so important for them and then I ask them the question, what is more important… a working European market or the U

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Iowa Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Israel
Iowa Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Israel DES MOINES | Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced a trade and investment mission to Israel later this summer. The governor's office says in a news release that the trip, being coordinated by the Iowa Economic Development Authority, will take place Sept. 6-13. Iowa companies are invited to participate in the mission. The deadline for companies to apply is July 7. Reynolds' office says Iowa exports to Israel exceeded $30   Read More ...
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China is no protectionist: U.S. experts
In the midst of mounting accusations of China's trade policies by U.S. officials, renowned experts at a leading U.S. think tank said China's trade protection is not significantly above that in large high-income economies like the United States. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross labeled China as "the most highly protectionist of the big countries" in his recent interview with the Wall Street Journal   Read More ...
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Lock-up shares worth 33B yuan eligible for trade
Lock-up shares worth about 33.3 billion yuan (4.9 billion U.S. dollars) will become eligible for trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges in the coming week. The amount is 52 percent more than that this week, according to Zhejiang-based Hithink RoyalFlush Information Network, a financial information provider. Lock-up shares from 42 listed companies will become tradable from June 26 to 30, with the peak of shares unlocking of the week falling on Monday, it said   Read More ...
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‘The Problem Is the Senate Screwed Up.’ House Stalls Russia-Iran Sanctions Bill
‘The Problem Is the Senate Screwed Up.’ House Stalls Russia-Iran Sanctions Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans are stalling a hugely popular bill to slap Iran and Russia with economic sanctions over a procedural issue that they're blaming the Senate for creating. "The problem is the Senate screwed up," Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters Wednesday. At issue is a constitutional requirement that legislative measures involving revenue originate in the House. The sanctions bill was crafted by the Senate, which passed the measure overwhelmingly last week 98-2 and then sent it to the House for action   Read More ...
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US current account deficit expands to $116.8 billion
US current account deficit expands to $116.8 billion The U.S. deficit in the broadest measure of trade rose to the highest level in a year during the first quarter. The Commerce Department said Tuesday the deficit in the U.S. current account rose to $116.8 billion in the January-March period, up 2.4 percent from $114 billion in the last three months of 2016. The deficit was the largest since a $119   Read More ...
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Europe and Japan near trade deal as U.S. takes protectionist path
The European Union and Japan are close to sealing one of the largest trade agreements ever, a deal that could further isolate the United States as President Trump forges a protectionist path. The deal, which brings together two giants encompassing a quarter of the world's economy, would be a potent symbol of free trade during a time of populist backlash over globalization   Read More ...
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San Diego civic and business leaders will travel to Canada to strengthen trade ties
San Diego civic and business leaders will travel to Canada to strengthen trade ties SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego civic and business leaders are scheduled to travel to Vancouver next week to strengthen trade ties with Canada. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and around two dozen delegates will promote key San Diego industries, establish and develop business relationships, and explore opportunities for San Diego companies to tap into Vancouver's clean tech and sustainability economy. "There has never been a more critical time for San Diego to be a champion for international trade because local jobs depend on it," Faulconer said   Read More ...
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Brad Wall to extol free trade in meetings with western governors next week
Brad Wall to extol free trade in meetings with western governors next week Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he’ll be reiterating a message about the importance of free trade when he attends a meeting of governors from western states.Wall says in a news release that his message next week will be the same one he delivered earlier this year in Iowa and Washington, D.C. – that Canada and the United States have both benefited greatly from liberalized trade   Read More ...
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Europe and Japan Near Trade Deal as U.S. Takes Protectionist Path
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E.C.B. Seeks Control Over London Trading After Brexit
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Markets Right Now: US stocks tick higher in midday trade
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): U.S. stock indexes ticked higher as energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. After flipping from modest losses to gains Friday, the Standard & Poor's 500 index is on track to end the week roughly where it started. EQT, a producer of natural gas and crude, rose 4   Read More ...
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EU promises tough line on U.S., China while pushing for free trade
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Europe would react in kind if the United States did not play fair in trade, while EU leaders also agreed to consider screening investments by state-owned Chinese firms. The 28 EU leaders signed up to a document saying they and the European Commission should look into ways to increase reciprocity in government procurement and investment   Read More ...
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EU promises tough line on U.S., China while pushing for free trade
EU promises tough line on U.S., China while pushing for free trade BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Europe would react in kind if the United States did not play fair in trade, while EU leaders also agreed to consider screening investments by state-owned Chinese firms. The 28 EU leaders signed up to a document saying they and the European Commission should look into ways to increase reciprocity in government procurement and investment   Read More ...
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Stocks listless in early trade; S&P 500 headed for flat week
Stocks listless in early trade; S&P 500 headed for flat week NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were listless in early trading on Wall Street, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace to end the week almost exactly where it started. Crude oil, whose tumble earlier in the week was the market's dominant story, edged higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was little changed at 2,434 as of 10 a   Read More ...
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Stocks listless in early trade; S&P 500 headed for flat week
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Exporters Urged To Take Advantage Of U.S. Trade Opportunities
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U.S. trade panel lets Boeing claim over Bombardier proceed
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Report: Cavaliers engaged in trade talks for LaMarcus Aldridge
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Asian markets close mixed after sideways trade as oil rises off lows
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Reporter's notebook: An app to crack the export market
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Trump's blunt language sparks fear of an imminent trade war with Germany, say global CFOs
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Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump’s trade deal rebuff
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Gov. Ricketts Announces International Trade Mission to Canada
Media Contacts: Taylor Gage, Governor’s Office, 402-471-1970. Christin Kamm, Department of Agriculture, 402-471-6856. Kate Ellingson, Department of Economic Development, 402-471-3749. LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced plans to lead a trade mission to Canada during August 7-11, 2017. Governor Ricketts will lead the mission in conjunction with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and Department of Economic Development (DED)   Read More ...
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Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market
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Wild GM Chuck Fletcher might now trade defenseman
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Photos: Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours at Mountwest
Photos: Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours at Mountwest The local business community gathers at Mountwest Community and Technical College to see new technologies and demonstrations at the institution during the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Welcome to the discussion. Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated   Read More ...
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Alibaba pushes cross-border e-commerce
China's 300-million strong middle class to drive online shopping. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has stepped up efforts to promote cross-border trade, trying to attract more foreign products from the U.S. and other countries to its online platforms to meet the demand of a rapidly growing middle class in China. The first batch of U.S. beef will enter China via Alibaba's global site Tmall by the end of June, the company announced Wednesday   Read More ...
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Beijing enterprise investment in Belt and Road close to $1.5 bln
Direct investment of Beijing enterprises in 31 countries along the Belt and Road totaled about 1.5 billion U.S. dollars from 2013 to 2016, according to Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce on Thursday. The investment was mainly in the commercial services, manufacturing and construction, said Yan Ligang of the commission. The bilateral trade volume between Beijing and countries along Belt and Road from 2013 to 2016 reached 489 billion U   Read More ...
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Bills sent to Snyder speed tax cut for car trade-ins
Lansing — Bills sent to Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday would accelerate a tax cut for people who trade in their vehicle when buying a new one in Michigan. A law enacted in 2013 lets those who purchase a car or recreational vehicle subtract the value of their trade-in from the sales price of a new one for tax purposes. The legislation finalized by the Republican-led Senate would more quickly phase in how much of the trade-in value can be deducted   Read More ...
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EU Leaders Reach Political Deal to Extend Sanctions on Russia
EU Leaders Reach Political Deal to Extend Sanctions on Russia European Union leaders reached a political deal Thursday to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia by a further six months.   Read More ...
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VECS testifies before the Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection subcommittee
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Energy Control System’s (VECS) co-founder Bill Kuhn testified last week before the Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection Subcommitte hearing in Washington, DC, at the annual Internet of Things (IoT) Showcase Event. The IoT encompasses any and all devices which can be connected to the Internet and to each other from cell phones to coffee makers to smart homes   Read More ...
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Kenya won't lose Agoa status, but its EAC partners may be thrown out
Kenya won't lose Agoa status, but its EAC partners may be thrown out Kenya no longer faces possible loss of Agoa trade benefits, US officials announced on Tuesday. However, three other East African Community member states — Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda — must undergo an assessment of their Agoa eligibility status, Washington's top trade agency affirmed. The assessment could result in their ejection from the preferential trade programme. A review of Kenya's inclusion in the African Growth and Opportunity Act “is not warranted at this time,” the Office of the US Trade Representative said in a notice published in a federal government gazette   Read More ...
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Cable giant Altice USA pops more than 5% in $1.9 billion IPO
Cable giant Altice USA pops more than 5% in $1.9 billion IPO Shares of Altice USA shot up Thursday morning as the cable giant made its public trading debut. The stock started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ATUS. The fourth-largest U.S. cable provider priced its IPO at $1.9 billion, with its 63.9 million shares selling for $30 apiece, within the expected range of $27 to $31. Shares were above $31   Read More ...
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Trump trade tsar warns against China ‘market economy’ status
Trump trade tsar warns against China ‘market economy’ status Donald Trump's trade tsar has fired a warning shot at both Beijing and the World Trade Organisation, cautioning that any decision to label China a "market economy" would have "cataclysmic" consequences for the body. Testifying before Congress on Wednesday, Robert Lighthizer said the US was eager to see changes in the WTO's dispute resolution system, arguing that the country had unfairly ended up as the top target for complaints in the global trade court   Read More ...
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Your first trade for Wednesday, June 21
Your first trade for Wednesday, June 21   Read More ...
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Ethereum briefly crashed from $319 to 10 cents in seconds on one exchange after ‘multimillion dollar’ trade
Ethereum briefly crashed from $319 to 10 cents in seconds on one exchange after ‘multimillion dollar’ trade The price of ethereum crashed as low as 10 cents from around $319 in about a second on the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange on Wednesday, a move that is being blamed on a "multimillion dollar market sell" order. Ethereum is an alternative digital currency to bitcoin and had been trading as high as $352 on Wednesday. It has since rebounded from its flash-crash lows to trade to about $325 on the GDAX exchange   Read More ...
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Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants
Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants BEIJING - As Amazon.com Inc looks to swallow U.S. grocery chain Whole Foods, China's tech giants are already digesting hefty bricks-and-mortar deals, taking the lead in the battle to transform supermarket shopping with big data and better supply chains. China's Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com Inc have invested heavily in offline retail - bricks-and-mortar stores - in recent years to complement their online offerings   Read More ...
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Boosting Trade Ties Focus Of PM Modi's Visit To The US: Foreign Ministry
Boosting Trade Ties Focus Of PM Modi's Visit To The US: Foreign Ministry New Delhi: Deepening bilateral trade and economic ties will be one of the key focus areas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the US where he will hold talks with President Donald Trump on June 26 in their first meeting. A number of key issues, including ways to step up cooperation for effectively combating terrorism and further strengthening defence ties, are also likely to figure during the talks between the two leaders   Read More ...
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