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  • 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...
  • Economy was hit harder by severe winter than initially feared

    Economy was hit harder by severe winter than initially feared
    The economy stumbled badly during the severe winter, much more than first estimated, according to a government report, and stalled a recovery that appeared poised to take off this year. Economists, however, see the quarterly drop more as a delay in...
  • Cannes Q&A: Eurimages Executive Director Roberto Olla

    Eurimages has a solid presence this year at Cannes, where six pics supported by the Council of Europe's co-production fund are screening in the official selection. Its executive director Roberto Olla talked about his efforts to expand Eurimages beyond...
  • 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...
  • Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'

    Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'
    I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
  • CANNES- Backup Media Partners With Rentrak On Moviechainer

    CANNES- Backup Media, the Paris-based film financing powerhouse, is teaming up with Rentrak on Moviechainer, the cloud-based app allowing right-holders to model and track the legal and financial structure of their film projects. Under the partnership,...
  • U.S. wins trade case against Chinese duties on American autos

     U.S. wins trade case against Chinese duties on American autos
    The U.S. on Friday won an international trade case against China for duties placed on imports of American automobiles, a victory that Obama administration officials hoped would prevent Beijing from enacting discriminatory taxes in the future. China...
  • Under Armour stock surges as strong sales drive profit

    Under Armour stock surges as strong sales drive profit
    Under Armour finished 2013 with "eye-popping" quarterly results that beat sales and profit expectations and sent its stock price surging Thursday nearly $20 a share to over $100. Shares in the Baltimore-based apparel and footwear brand rose $19.54 each...
  • Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]

    Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]
    About six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition's Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman's view was that...
  • '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...
  • 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...