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  1. July 23, 2014

    US crude prices gain on stocks reduction

    US oil prices moved higher on Wednesday after official data showed a further reduction in stocks at the country’s biggest...

  2. July 22, 2014

    The errors of conservatives obscure the case for trade

    Twenty years after Bill Clinton, former US president, signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, its very name chills...

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  1. July 20, 2014

    Amazon: murky waters

    Remember when Amazon was mainly a bookseller? Five years ago, media accounted for more than half of the company’s revenues....

  2. beyondbrics

    July 18, 2014

    Guest post: Using the Brics Bank to dilute the US dollar zone

    By Akshay Mathur, Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations The New Development Bank launched this week in Brazil by...

  3. July 16, 2014

    US port strike fears hit supply chains

    Fears of a strike or lockout at the west coast ports that handle more than 40 per cent of all container imports to the US...

  4. July 15, 2014

    Energy: The indispensable country

    In the sleepy farmland of south Texas, near the ghost town of Helena, the 18 gleaming towers of ConocoPhillips’ oil...

  5. FT Alphaville

    July 15, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David finds two very different interpretations of the Chinese macro data. Dan has a...

  6. July 15, 2014

    WTO rules against US on China state companies

    The World Trade Organisation has struck a blow to US efforts to challenge the role in global commerce of state-owned...

  7. July 11, 2014

    Germany’s sense of betrayal takes it away from US patron

    These are tough times for Atlanticists in Berlin. Opinion polls show public trust in the US is plunging while former...

  8. July 11, 2014

    The logic behind Reynolds-Lorillard merger

    Consolidation is one of the few options left for Big Tobacco as it seeks to address its longstanding existential dilemma of...

  9. July 11, 2014

    ICE at pains to take cotton global

    Almost monthly, commodity exchanges announce plans for a new futures contract. Not all of them work. Some take forever to...

  10. July 10, 2014

    Congress nears deal on road funding

    A deal is taking shape in Congress to renew highway funding for at least a few months, as lawmakers scrambled to resolve a...

  11. July 9, 2014

    Tech sector caught in war of words over US-China spying claims

    Since May, Chinese officials have been counselling, cajoling and sometimes outright banning its state companies and...

  12. July 7, 2014

    Green goods trade talks set to start

    The world’s leading economies are due on Tuesday to launch negotiations to reduce tariffs and other barriers to the global...

  13. July 6, 2014

    China begins to take great power role in world trade negotiations

    Ever since China joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001, the criticism from the US and other major powers has been...

  14. July 6, 2014

    US warns China over tech trade deal

    The top US trade official has warned China that a proposed bilateral investment treaty and other global negotiations could...

  15. July 2, 2014

    BNP Paribas’s record fine highlights double-edged sword for US

    With the record fine levied on BNP Paribas for evading sanctions, the US authorities have unleashed a powerful weapon to...

  16. June 26, 2014

    US business groups attack Russia sanctions

    Leading US business groups are going public with their opposition to the unilateral imposition of new sanctions by the White...

  17. June 26, 2014

    US gas push wins eastern Europe praise

    Eastern European governments have praised US lawmakers for advancing efforts to expedite American natural gas exports, as...

  18. June 25, 2014

    Pioneer and Enterprise to export light US oil

    Two Texas companies have been given permission to export very light oil from the US with only minimal processing, showing a...

  19. June 24, 2014

    Australia races to seal China trade pact

    Australia’s trade minister expects to reach a free-trade agreement with China before a rival pact championed by the US is...

  20. June 23, 2014

    Ukip’s trade policy would leave Britain isolated and vulnerable

    Say what you like about the UK Independence party, but do not call them economic isolationists. Ukip is mustard-keen on free...

  21. June 23, 2014

    Q&A: The US Export-Import Bank

    Founded by Roosevelt in the aftermath of the Great Depression in 1934, the US Export-Import Bank’s founding mission was to...

  22. June 22, 2014

    Threat to survival of US export credit agency

    Kevin McCarthy, the newly elected majority leader of the US House of Representatives, said on Sunday he was opposed to...

  23. June 22, 2014

    Global trade makes a slow start in 2014

    World trade had an anaemic start to 2014 according to figures that confirm the faltering state of the global economic...

  24. June 18, 2014

    SolarCity: The Shining

    Rent or buy: whether you are running a company or a house, it is a tough decision. If corporate executives get that decision...

  25. June 16, 2014

    EU-US trade talks hit roadblock over financial services

    The US has defended a decision to exclude financial regulation from a vast transatlantic trade pact amid mounting pressure...

  26. June 13, 2014

    EU threatens to cut financial services from trade deal

    The EU is threatening to exclude banks, hedge funds, insurers and other financial companies from a trade deal with the US...

  27. June 11, 2014

    US Chamber of Commerce voices concern over potential BNP fine

    The US Chamber of Commerce, the powerful American business lobby, has voiced concern about the potential scale of a fine on...

  28. June 5, 2014

    A benighted policy on solar panels

    Sometimes it seems as though the different branches of the Obama administration are not on speaking terms. On Monday, the...

  29. June 4, 2014

    Jobs data to give clear signal on US growth

    For the first time in a weather-disrupted year, non-farm payrolls due on Friday should give clear signals on the state of...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 4, 2014

    Renminbi use surges in home of US dollar

    It is the monetary equivalent of what Chairman Mao called “bombarding the headquarters”. China’s renminbi is rapidly...

  31. June 4, 2014

    US to levy fresh tariffs of up to 35% on Chinese solar panels

    Beijing said the US had “ignored the facts” as it responded on Wednesday to US plans to impose additional import duties of...

  32. June 3, 2014

    UK and US most attractive sites for growing businesses

    The UK and US are the most attractive locations for international companies that want to expand, according to a global poll...

  33. June 3, 2014

    Paris trade talks threat over US BNP fine

    France on Tuesday warned of potential consequences for transatlantic trade talks if the US pushed ahead with a $10bn-plus...

  34. June 1, 2014

    ECB rate decision provides focus in busy week for data releases

    The eurozone, the US, the UK and China will all provide interest in what is a busy week for markets. Thursday’s European...

  35. May 30, 2014

    US shakes up LNG export rules

    The US energy department has shaken up its policy for awarding export permits for liquefied natural gas, in a way that is...

  36. May 29, 2014

    EU elections pose new threat to trade deal

    EU and US officials are increasingly concerned about the impact on transatlantic trade talks of a surge in support for...

  37. May 28, 2014

    US prepares investment push into Africa

    The US is planning a trade and investment offensive to drum up business opportunities for American companies in Africa after...

  38. May 27, 2014

    US finds strife on the final frontier

    In a corner of the exhibition hall at last week’s 30th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Lynx suborbital...

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