| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S.
Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello?
After setting trade talks in...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Every year before the chile harvest, bad memories of 2009 stew in the back of Faron Lytle's mind.
That was the year the chile farmer was forced to plow under a large portion of his red chile fields because he couldn't find enough hands for the harvest....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Another example of Rahm Emanuel in White House attack dog mode has surfaced in the pages of a new memoir by former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
In "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace," Panetta describes a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joseph Biden has promoted the importance of new trade pacts as a way to curb piracy in other countries, in what he said was necessary to create a "global economic order where creativity and innovation can thrive."
| May 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to turn Jeep into a global brand and bring Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. as part of an aggressive five-year plan unveiled Tuesday.
The company is working to meld Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler Group with Turin, Italy-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 PM
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most people in business have a story about how China has changed their industry, how over the past 30 years it has upended supply chains and grabbed daunting market share. But very few have the sort of China story that John Bassett III has.
One day in...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:06 PM
How far we as a country have fallen! Once looked on as a beacon of freedom and decency, we are now a nation up in arms, making all sorts of crazy accusations over 50,000-plus children fleeing their countries' violence and poverty, caused in large part...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
To the editor: Bill Clinton's high approval ratings prove that Americans have very short memories or are ignorant of the facts. ("How Bill Clinton, improbably, became America's favorite politician," Sept. 10)
His administration is largely responsible...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Pirate Joe's says Trader Joe's only has itself to blame for creating so many tantalizing flavors for such great prices. And if the Monrovia-based market would just open up an outlet in Vancouver, Canada, there would be no need for legal action. And then...