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  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • Auto Exports' Rise Continues

     
    We've known that U.S. automotive exports are increasing, but now the Detroit News reports the country could export more cars than ever before this year. Auto exports could reach 2 million cars and trucks in 2013, up from around 1.8......
  • U.S. signs treaty to restrict arms trade

    UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Wednesday signed a treaty that seeks to regulate the international trade in conventional arms, but ratification in the Senate remains uncertain because of the strong resistance of gun rights advocates....
  • Products are cheap, lives are not

    Products are cheap, lives are not
    Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...
  • The consensus seems to be: Let somebody else fix the delta

    The consensus seems to be: Let somebody else fix the delta
    Confidential surveys of water officials, water users and others involved with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offer some telling insight on why the delta is stuck in a perpetual quagmire. When it comes to fixing the hub of California’s water...
  • U.S. sees spike in cotton contract defaults

    U.S. sees spike in cotton contract defaults
    ISLE OF WIGHT – The United States' historically high cotton prices of 2011 are history. But the country's cotton industry is starting to deal with an international trade problem created by the volatile market: cotton contract forfeitures, said...
  • Australians torn over promises, risks of coal-seam 'fracking'

     
    Global Focus: Fracking Australia -- Lock the Gate appears to be a fitting name for Australia’s protest movement against hydraulic fracturing. It took activists years to identify threats to public health from "fracking," a classic case of getting...
  • EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme

    The European Commission will probe complaints that Chinese solar panel manufacturers are trying to dominate the hyper-competitive industry by resorting to shady import tactics. The government body said Thursday that it will launch a formal...
  • More domestic production won't lower gas prices

    The argument for increasing oil production in the U.S. to decrease gas prices at the pump has sparked passionate debate, but it undervalues the influence of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In recent years, OPEC has shown an...
  • America the Exporter

     
    As the auto industry regains its footing here, both foreign and domestic automakers are exporting more cars from the U.S. than five years ago, and they plan to dramatically expand that effort over the next half-decade. The combination of plant......
  • Interview with Douglas Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar

    Interview with Douglas Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar
    Douglas Oberhelman is the most outspoken business leader in Illinois. As CEO of Peoria-based Caterpillar, he has placed himself — and the issue of Illinois' fiscal crisis — centerstage through a series of sharp-tongued op-eds bemoaning the...