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Globalization

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  • Petrobras shares fall, analysts point to poor management by Brazil

    When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power. "It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
  • 'Spider-Man 2' soars at foreign box office before opening in U.S.

    The 'Spider-Man' sequel doesn't swing into North American theaters until next weekend, but the superhero flick is already sticking with moviegoers overseas. Since launching in a handful of international markets this month, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" had...
  • 3 Takeaways for Hollywood from the Milken Conference's Future of Wall Street Panel

    "I left one group of bad actors for another group of bad actors," former senator turned MPAA chairman and CEO Chris Dodd joked Monday at the Milken Global Conference, referring to his transition from public office to Hollywood. He was part of the...
  • Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe

    Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe
    In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world. Aon...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...
  • Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Mip TV Q&A: Caroline Torrance, Head of International Scripted at Zodiak Media

    CANNES- Variety caught up with Caroline Torrance, who took the reins of Zodiak Media's international scripted in October. Torrance joined Zodiak from BBC Worldwide where she headed scripted, content and production of such high profile shows as "Da Vinci's...
  • Mip TV: YouTube Exec Alex Carloss Talks Up 'The Power Of Choice'

    "On demand and online video are no longer competing with each other, they're competing with every other sources of entertainment," pointed out Alex Carloss, global head of entertainment for Youtube, in his high-powered mastermind keynote titled "The Power...
  • Greece makes promising return to bond market

    ATHENS -- After four years of exile from global markets, Greece made a promising return Thursday by attracting strong demand at its first sale of government bonds since accepting two international bailouts to stay afloat. A highly anticipated auction...
  • Global movie ticket sales climb

    Global movie ticket sales climb
    Propelled by a string of hit family movies, global movie ticket sales set a record last year, climbing to $35.9 billion in box office revenue, according to a new report. International markets accounted for $25 billion in ticket sales last year, up 5%...