Global Business

February 12, 2022

Impact of inflation on the U.S. auto industry

  Used car prices in the United States are at a record high, ​​tied to that classic equation of supply and demand. Supplies are tight because production of new cars slowed amid chip shortages linked to the pandemic. 

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February 12, 2022

How supply chain issues are impacting on the computer chip industry

  Their size is completely disproportionate to their importance to the global economy. Semiconductors or computer chips are used in just about everything – including whatever device you’re watching this on. But their supply chains have been disrupted during the pandemic. So, the world’s biggest […]

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See how inflation hits economies across the world
February 7, 2022

See how inflation hits economies across the world

In the U.S., Americans are struggling with the highest inflation rate in four decades. Inflation was up 7 percent in December from a year earlier. The Euro zone also grappling with high energy prices. Consumer prices in the Euro area rose at a record rate […]

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Argentina joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative
February 7, 2022

Argentina joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Argentina has announced that it is officially joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative. In doing so, it has become Latin America’s largest economy to formally join Beijing’s flagship infrastructure and investment project.

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January 6, 2022

CES 2020 kicks off in Las Vegas

CES 2022 kicks off in Las Vegas this week. While the pandemic forces this year’s exhibitors to keep socially distant in limited space, new tech is working to increase our activity into ever expanding worlds.

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Robots could help mitigate the Great Resignation
December 9, 2021

Robots could help mitigate the Great Resignation

There is a short supply of labor for certain positions in the U.S. amid COVID-19 outbreak. Some restaurants are turning to technology to do jobs they are having trouble hiring for. See how robots help mitigate the Great Resignation.

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More tech founders leaving helm of their firms in the U.S.
December 4, 2021

More tech founders leaving helm of their firms in the U.S.

Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey has announced that he’s stepping down from his role as CEO. His decision comes at a time when social media companies are facing increased scrutiny over how they spread information and disinformation amid increasing influence. Find out more.

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December 3, 2021

U.S. jobs report and inflation concerns

The U.S economy added 221,000 private sector jobs in November, less than half the number in some forecasts. But some are shrugging off that underwhelming figure because other metrics suggest the U.S. economy is in good shape, despite soaring inflation and the threat of the […]

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November 15, 2021

Supply chain crunch hits smaller retailers hard

World leaders are firefighting what were once mostly invisible to many of us: supply chains. But the growing prevalence of online shopping and same-day delivery has put this complex topic center stage in our lives.

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November 13, 2021

Seaweed could help cut cow farts

  Reducing the world’s methane emissions has become a top priority in the fight against climate change. One of the biggest emitters of methane are cows. A growing body of research indicates that feeding cows seaweed can substantially lower their emissions.

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October 6, 2021

Can context resolve Cancel Culture?

Cancel Culture has been around for much longer than the Black Lives Matter movement.But George Floyd’s murder and the worldwide reckoning over racial injustice it sparked accelerated the “cancellation” of divisive symbols. And yet can these divisions be reconciled with enough context?

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October 5, 2021

China – U.S. trade policy

In remarks to a Washington think tank, Ambassador Tai said China is not fully compliant with a Phase One trade agreement signed in January 2020 under the Trump administration.

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