Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

China has the fastest and largest high-speed rail network in the world. The country has more than 19,000 miles of high-speed rail, the vast majority of which was built in the last decade. Japan’s bullet trains can reach speeds of almost 200 miles per hour. And date back to the 1960s. They’ve become a staple […]

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Why China’s US Debt Holdings Are Its ‘Nuclear Option’ In Trump’s Trade War

Why China’s US Debt Holdings Are Its ‘Nuclear Option’ In Trump’s Trade War

So the U.S. China trade dispute is essentially about fairness. The U.S. has long complained that they’re not treated fairly by the Chinese that it costs too much to send American products into China. And along with that the US does not charge enough for Chinese products that come into the US. Now this has […]

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How The U.S. And China Are Fighting For Global Power

How The U.S. And China Are Fighting For Global Power

In his trade conflict with China, President Trump has made big demands and big claims that his tariffs on Chinese imports will force Beijing to give in. I think we will make a deal with China. I really think they want to. I think they sort of have to. The reality is more complicated. President […]

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Why Alibaba Gave Up On U.S. Consumers

Why Alibaba Gave Up On U.S. Consumers

Alibaba is China’s largest e-commerce platform. In its latest earnings report, Alibaba disclosed having 636 million annual active consumers on its China retail marketplaces. As a point of reference, that’s almost double the entire population of the United States. But despite its enormous Chinese following, Alibaba is still not a well-known brand to many Americans. […]

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How Decades Of US Sanctions Crushed Iran’s Economy

How Decades Of US Sanctions Crushed Iran’s Economy

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are on the rise. Iran has filed a complaint with the United Nations over what it says was a U.S. violation of its airspace. The U.S. claims Iran shot down a drone in international airspace. Announcement from Iran today that it has breached another limit set by the 2015 […]

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Why Ford And Other American Cars Don’t Sell In Japan

When it comes to cars, Americans seem to love the Japanese. But the Japanese don’t seem to love Americans back. Japanese brands sell remarkably well in the United States. Several of the best-selling automakers in America are from Japan, and their products seem to dominate entire segments in sales and critical acclaim. Japanese automakers sell […]

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Can the US economy grow without a China trade deal?

Can the US economy grow without a China trade deal?

MANIPULATOR. BEIJING AND WASHINGTON STILL IN THE TRADE STALEMATE WITH CHINA DIGGING IN FOR A DRAWN OUT FIGHT. THIS COMES AS NEW DAY A TAKE FROM THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT SHOWS THE U.S. COLLECTED $63 BILLION SO FAR IN TARIFFS SINCE JUNE OF LAST YEAR. JOINING ME RIGHT NOW, WORLD BANK GROUP PRESIDENT DAVID MALPASS TO […]

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Why Tim Hortons Struggles In The United States

You know that old joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner in the United States. In that Dunkin’ Donuts slogan, America runs on Dunkin’. Well, there’s a Canadian coffee chain that makes those look like quaint little neighborhood cafes. Meet Tim Hortons, Canada’s one stop shop for coffee, breakfast, lunch and doughnuts. In 2018, […]

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How The US-China Trade War Turned Into A Currency War

How The US-China Trade War Turned Into A Currency War

The trade war took a dangerous turn and is now morphing into what many are calling a currency war. It’s all out economic warfare between the two biggest economies in the world. U.S. and China. Two key developments took us here. The Chinese currency weakened passed a significant level that investors were thinking maybe China […]

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Larry Kudlow on rising tensions and Trump’s China strategy

Larry Kudlow on rising tensions and Trump’s China strategy

“FOX NEWS SUNDAY” .”>>HELLO AGAIN AND HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY FROM FOX NEWS IN WASHINGTON. PRESIDENT TRUMP SHOWS NO SIGNS OF BACKING OFF HIS TRADE WAR WITH CHINA AFTER NEGOTIATORS FAILED TO STRIKE A DEAL. ON FRIDAY HE MORE THAN DOUBLED TARIFFS ON SOME 5,000 CATEGORIES OF CHINESE PRODUCTS INCLUDING FURNITURE, ELECTRONICS, AND OTHER CONSUMER GOODS. […]

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