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Foreign investment in the United States plunged 32% in 2017


The amount of money coming into American companies from overseas fell 32% last year.Foreign investors spent $259.6 billion to acquire, launch, and...

Samsung goes big in India with 'world's largest mobile factory'


Samsung is doubling down on India's soaring demand for smartphones by opening "the world's largest mobile factory."South Korean President Moon Jae-in...

U.S.-Israel research foundation backs Cigna collaboration

Matt Pilon |

A U.S.-Israel foundation has awarded funding Cigna and an Israeli maker of a wrist blood oxygen sensor to collaborate on a digital care platform.

Moody's: Recycling industry in a state of transformation

Matt Pilon |

Despite recent declines in the prices of recyclable commodities, consumer demand for recycling remains high, and many large waste haulers will see little impact to their credit ratings, Moody's...

How a trade war could turn into a recession


The risk of a global trade war is rising. That could sink the US economy into a recession, bringing an end to the second-longest expansion in American history.

President Trump says he's working with China to save ZTE


President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that he's working to give China's ZTE "a way to get back into business, fast."Jobs in China are at risk,...

EU Commission clears buyout for UTC Rockwell

Howard French, Journal Inquirer |

The European Union Commission has approved Farmington-based United Technologies Corp’s $30 billion planned buyout of aviation systems maker Rockwell Collins, based in Iowa, the commission said.

China plans to hit US with tariffs following Trump trade sanctions


China could slap tariffs on $3 billion worth of US goods in the latest move to increase trade tensions between the two countries.

These American companies could lose in a trade war with China


A trade war with China could be very bad news for some of America's largest companies.Stocks sank Thursday as investors worried about the Trump...

China: We will hit back if US announces new tariffs


Beijing has renewed a warning that it will retaliate if President Donald Trump goes through with plans to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods worth billions of dollars.

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