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4 Lessons in Global Trade from World Cup

What can the World Cup teach us about international trade? It turns out plenty. There is a popular narrative circulating in the halls of Washington about how the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) — the trade agreement that the United States is negotiating with 11 Pacific...

source: By Steve Lamar
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Some stories that you hear and read are not based in reality. On the streets of New York City, we call it the Three-card Monte. It looks like it's a card game you can win, but you really can't. Such has been the case for most U.S. international trade relations under this...

source: The Hill

After the biggest public offering in history, the enormous Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday. The two most popular Alibaba websites — Taobao and Tmall — are Chinese marketplaces and rather inaccessible...

source: Financial Post

Eight leading fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia, days after thousands of workers took to the streets of Phnom Penh to call for the minimum wage there to be nearly doubled to $177 a month.

source: The Guardian

Say this about the 113th Congress: It's managed to live down to low expectations. With only a lame-duck, post-Election Day mop-up session left before a new Congress takes office in January, the 113th is on track to be one of the least productive congresses — in terms...

source: Roll Call

Fans of Sesame Street will fondly remember the song “One of These Things is Not Like The Other.” Typically, a Muppet or human actor would present four images showing one that was clearly different than the other three. It was a great exercise to help kids learn...

source: Sourcing Journal

Origin Africa, an event dedicated to promoting the African apparel, home textiles, and fashion accessories industry, will be held Nov. 10-12 in Nairobi, Kenya. Origin Africa includes a trade expo, business-to-business matchmaking program...



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