• What The American Public Thinks About U.S. Trade Relations

    10 days ago - By Forbes

    With the first round of trade tariffs now in effect, research from Gallup suggests that the U.S. public supports attempts to change trade relations with China.
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  • Importers snap up cheap U.S. soybeans as China stops buying

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. soybeans, threatened for weeks and enacted Friday, have driven down prices and triggered a wave of bargain shopping by importers in other countries stocking up on cheap U.S. supplies, according to a Reuters analysis of government data.
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  • Microsoft might move jobs abroad due to U.S. immigration policies

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    “In the world of technology, you better stand behind your people because your people are your most valuable asset.”
    The company's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith told CNBC that Microsoft doesn't want to move jobs overseas, but may have to if it can't hire the skilled immigrants it needs to fill positions. The Trump administration has made it harder for companies to hire skilled foreign workers and for international graduates in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics from U.S. universities to continue working as they apply for a work visa.
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  • Walmart is selling its Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    The company would rather divert its resources to online shopping so it can better take on Amazon.
    The U.S. retail giant is unloading Seiyu, one of the major Japanese supermarket chains, reports Nikkei. Walmart is expected to get between $2.7 billion and $4.5 billion for the chain, though there are no buyers yet. The company first took a stake in Seiyu back in 2002, and in 2008 it bought the Japanese supermarket chain outright. However, sales have been tough amid growing competition in recent years, so Walmart is looking for an out. Nikkei says the company would rather divert its resources...
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  • U.S. companies in China mostly oppose tariffs, survey shows

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Most U.S. businesses operating in China oppose using tariffs as a weapon to solve their problems ranging from market access to poor protection of intellectual property rights, a survey suggested on Thursday.
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