Some stock market experts think that there are limited opportunities for growth among American companies. But at the same time they believe that there are promising opportunities for investing in foreign companies, especially for American investors who currently have limited exposure to such companies. When considering investing in companies overseas, there are a number of factors to look at when trying to determine growth potential. These factors include the economic and political conditions of the country as well as the country's … [Read more...] about 5 Countries Worthy of Investment
Why Illinois Farmers Might Owe Their Livlihood to the Shipping Container Many of you are likely familiar with the age old saying "it's not worth a hill of beans", but for many farmers in Illinois a hill of beans (soy beans that is) are not only their livelihood, but also could be worth a pretty penny. Unfortunately, the issue that many of these soybean farmers are currently facing is finding an alternative method of meeting the diminished demand due to the ongoing trade war with China. Thinking inside of the box just may be the … [Read more...] about Why Illinois Farmers Might Owe Their Livlihood to the Shipping Container
U.S. based companies are feeling the economic pressures that are being caused by the latest rounds of Chinese trade sanctions and submitting their feedback, and the industry has scored an important victory in their negotiations in the exemption of shipping containers used by American businesses to transport their merchandise. Why It Matters According to JB Hunt and Schneider National testimony in the July 25 hearing, there are no American makers of the 53-foot intermodal shipping containers that the industry uses to transport … [Read more...] about Containers Not Included in Newest Round of US Tariffs
Recently, tension has arisen between the two largest economic superpowers in the world, as the president of the United States, Donald Trump, negotiates a new agreement with Chinese President, Xi Jinping. In an effort to keep their current trade war from escalating, a promise has been made to temporarily halt the implementation of any new trade tariffs. Saturday, after a long-anticipated dinner in Argentina, amidst the Group of 20 Summit, Trump and Xi finally reached a truce. The two world leaders intensified their trade discussion, agreeing … [Read more...] about 90-Day Tariffs Cease-Fire To Shield Us From China Trade War – Trump, Xi Agree
China’s foreign ministry announced that they would be open to talks about trade, one day after Beijing announced that business and trade deals would be scrapped if the United States decided to enforce tariffs on China. The United States and China have been going back and forth on the subject of tariffs, which could amount to more than $150 billion for each country if the tariffs go into effect. Past negotiations Secretary of Commerce for the United States, Wilbur Ross, met in Beijing on Sunday. He failed to make a public statement … [Read more...] about China Affirms Willingness to Talk Trade with U.S.