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Oil on the export market: Good or bad?

Critics are quick to note the similarities between today and the Nixon-Ford-Carter 1970s. Now, we can add one more parallel. The U.S. once again is an oil exporting country.

TPP trade deal pits Pittsburgh against Philadelphia

One city stands to gain from expanding trade into the Pacific Rim while the other has much to lose, their mayors say. That’s why Philadelphia’s outgoing mayor, Michael Nutter, has been helping the White House stump for the Trans-Pacific Partnership while Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto stands opposed.

Five Key Economic Trends To Watch In 2016

As the Fed raises interest rates for the first time in almost ten years, some observers fear we may already be sliding toward recession. Several indicators suggest growth can stabilize, but 2016 will depend heavily on a handful of key trends. With that in mind, we offer five themes to watch as the year unfolds.The industrial sector was rocked in 2015 by the sharply contracting energy investment, slowing international trade, dollar strength and rising inventories. Some have labeled the slide in production an “industrial recession.” If production cannot stabilize, layoffs may increase.

Between the lines: Beware dangers abroad when exporting

The UK boasts a strong international brand and local businesses can find solid demand when selling goods and services overseas. According to HSBC’s latest Trade Forecast, more than two-thirds (70 per cent) of UK traders expect trade volumes to increase over the next six months, with falling commodity prices, increased competitiveness and the recovery of key advanced economies boosting confidence.

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