Archive for December 17th, 2017

The battle over NAFTA and other trade issues comes down to two distinct visions of the economy. One is a faded photograph of the world as it once was, in which every product seemed to be made top-to-bottom in a distinct place. The other vision is a video of the global economy as it is today, in which every product is sourced in a wide range of places, with components tied together via cross-border supply chains.
In these dueling visions, the concept of a globalized economy has three major advantages: It is realistic in a world that has taken Adam Smiths prescription to heart and is…

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Sears' sales are down 45% since early 2013, its debt load has spiked to over $4 billion, and the company is losing well over $1 billion annually.

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<p>Private-label attire in aggregate is now a bigger seller in the U.S. than any single apparel brand.</p>

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Nick Woodman created GoPro to reflect his own freewheeling image. It worked really well. Until it didn't.

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Promoters are touting two different multi-billion-dollar high-speed projects between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Is it a fantasy, or a game changer?

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Check online now to see how a cost-of-living increase and Medicare will change the amount you receive in 2018.

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If you're not investing in the stock market, you could be losing out on a lot of money.

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<p>The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41 million Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation.</p>

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Check online now to see how a cost-of-living increase and Medicare will change the amount you receive in 2018.

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