If a well-connected rival wants somebody’s law practice or tech startup, there’s a fair chance he can get it. Here’s the latest twist on these assaults. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-29/when-russian-officials-nightmare-your-business-you-can-lose-everything-even-your-life?srnd=premium
American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin and The Weekly Standard deputy managing editor Kelly Jane Torrance discuss the protests in France and the economic problems facing Europe.
France is now the most heavily taxed developed nation, according to the latest annual review by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. French tax revenues rose in 2017 to the equivalent of 46.2 percent […]
Public perceptions, however, aren’t necessarily shaped by personal experience. In recent years, Sweden has seen a sharp increase in shootings: The number of lethal incidents in which firearms were involved has increased from 17 in […]
Perrotta’s company, Tortuga, is joining what industry experts say is the biggest shift in cross-border supply chains since China joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001. The shift is creating stiff competition to secure new […]
As oil from Alberta continues to sell at record discounts, American refineries are enjoying lucrative profit margins at the expense of Canadian oil producers. But beyond pipelines not being built, what’s behind the issues Canada’s […]
But there are some unofficial estimates. Like one from the Institute of International Finance (IIF) last week, which place China’s debt to GDP at 300%! https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2018/11/24/debt-not-trade-war-is-chinas-biggest-problem/#57963344c4d0
Forty years ago, 18 residents from poverty-stricken Xiaogang village risked their lives to secretly sign a contract to divide the communally owned farmland into family plots, forever transforming China’s rural economy. However, mainly relying on […]
After years of lightning growth, China’s giant tech industry is beginning to struggle. Restrictions from the government, coupled with a trade war with the United States, has put many firms under pressure. Samantha Vadas reports.
Soon-to-be-published research will show roughly 22 percent of China’s urban housing stock is unoccupied, according to Professor Gan Li, who runs the main nationwide study. That adds up to more than 50 million empty homes, […]