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Globalization

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  • U.S. prevails in WTO dispute with China over auto tariffs

     The World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. in a dispute with China over duties on imported American automobiles, the latest in a series of victories that the Obama administration hopes will halt Beijing's use of questionable tariffs to settle...
  • American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes

    American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes
    Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again. At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
  • 'Creating Global Opportunities' recounts rise of shipping firm Maersk

    A humble metal box measuring just 20 feet or 40 feet by 8 feet, the shipping container has changed the world. It helped usher in globalization, deliver bananas that taste fresh despite being picked weeks before, and provide the ability for companies...
  • World War I: A war too easy to forget

    Commenting recently about seeing the play "War Horse," one of my 11th-grade students expressed surprise that "even some of the Nazis had humane feelings" for the plight of animals caught up in war. "It's about the First World War," I replied. "There...
  • Double standard when it comes to U.S. banks and foreign transactions

    If you use U.S. dollars to pay the U.S. subsidiary of an overseas company for a product stored in the U.S., is that a foreign transaction? That question arose after Jay Berman, 74, of Manhattan Beach was slapped with a 3% foreign transaction fee by Bank...
  • OECD trims global growth forecast, but sees recovery gaining momentum

    OECD trims global growth forecast, but sees recovery gaining momentum
    A leading international organization on Tuesday trimmed its forecast for global growth this year but said it expects the U.S. economy to rebound strongly after a winter slowdown and that the worldwide recovery finally was gaining momentum. In its...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Trax Video

     
    Chevy's new baby SUV technically isn't new; it's been on sale in many global markets for years but will be coming to a dealership near you in early 2015. The Trax's grille and headlight treatment help it blend into the......
  • At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship

    At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship
    Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled. The demonstration...
  • 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%...
  • 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...