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Woman shopaholic running and pulling her boyfriend isolated on white background getty Retailers generally accept the hand they are dealt, but some are (perhaps) feeling victimized by current trade policies. It is true that many of these trade policies were carried forward from prior administrations, but it is also true that trade renewals and adjustments…

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The World Economic Forum, held in Davos Switzerland, brings together the world’s global elite and … [+] its most prominent globalists. AFP via Getty Images Nikolaus Lang says there are three numbers you need to know to understand why trade growth is likely to be sluggish through the end of the decade: 100, 300 and…

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Switzerland on Wednesday to discuss economic ties between the world’s two largest industrial powers. The meeting will be held on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, where top leaders in business, politics and media come together…

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Cranes at the Port of Baltimore, underutilized during Covid disruptions. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Nations that want to move ahead engage in trade. Trade allows these countries to harvest the best ideas, products and technology from around the world, and they allow the rest of the world to receive the benefits of that nation’s…

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Joe Biden and Xi Jinping. Biden on the right. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Getty Images President Joe Biden has taken the dispute with China to new levels – far beyond anything done by or even proposed by his predecessor, Donald Trump. Before Trump, presidents tended to categorized America’s relationship with China as a kind…

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Unionization is on the rise. So is participation in employee stock option plans, or ESOPs. What gives? Isn’t trade unionism incompatible with employee ownership? That’s a myth. What’s increasingly clear as inflation outpaces wage gains is that unionism and employee ownership offer paths to economic equality for employees – and they often go together. Unionized…

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer checks identifications as people cross into the United … [+] States from Mexico on September 23, 2016, in San Ysidro, California. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Getty Images Mexican immigration to the United States encourages increased trade and investment, enhancing prosperity in both countries, according to new research.…

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Police pin down a protestor in Shanghai. Even before the anti-Covid protests, business leaders were souring on opportunities under President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo) Associated Press Here is an edited excerpt from this week’s CxO newsletter. If you’d like to get it to your inbox, sign up here. These are trying times for people living…

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Amer. & Chinese flags table decorations during US/China ceremony renewing 1989 MOA Memo of Agreement … [+] re Intl. Trade in Commercial Launch Services. (Photo by Forrest Anderson/Getty Images) Getty Images Global trade is going to look like you’ve never seen it before. And for that you can blame the rise in economic nationalism, a…

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Customers browse clothing items at Lola’s Lookbook, a women’s apparel boutique, in Massapequa, New … [+] York on Long Island on May 7, 2021. (Photo by Alejandra Villa Loraca/Newsday RM via Getty Images) Newsday via Getty Images Economists have long known that tariffs harm consumers. A new analysis finds tariffs likely hurt female consumers more…

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