Foreign Direct Investment News
The Effects of Sanctions on Russia, 8 Months Later
As Secretary of State John Kerry talks with European allies about imposing further sanctions on Russia, the country's economists forecast a recession amid a perfect economic storm. Since March, the U.S. and European Union imposed various sanctions over apparent support of separatists in eastern
Senate Foreign Relations on Caroline Kennedy Nomination
President Obama's pick to be America's next ambassador to Japan starts the confirmation process.
Dismal Results at Barnes & Noble
Morning Business Memo… Barnes & Noble is pulling back on its big bet to compete against Apple and Amazon in the tablet wars. The country’s largest bookseller, which spent heavily on the Nook, says it will stop making its own color touch screen tablets, farming...
Mexico Will Be Latin America’s Tech Leader
A global race is on to create the next Silicon Valley, and Latin America is rapidly embracing technology and innovation as it vies to be the epicenter of the next tech boom. The stakes aren’t trivial. It’s clear that the countries that can develop new ideas and technology will be the economic
57 Terrible Consequences of the Sequester
If the heads of 20 federal agencies are to be believed, disastrous consequences await if President Obama and Congress fail to reach a budget deal, triggering the automatic, across-the-board cuts known as "sequestration." Those cuts are slated to begin March 1, and earlier this month, the Senate
Today in Pictures: Fire Jumping, Spring Foam Party, Rabbi's Funeral, Bus Crash, Tigers and Fountains
An Iranian woman jumps over a bonfire, in the Pardisan Park in Tehran, Iran, March 13, 2012, during Chaharshanbe Souri, or Wednesday Feast, an ancient Festival of Fire, on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year. Iranians jump over burning bonfires while throwing...
White House Touts Growing Foreign Direct Investment In The U.S.
ABC News’ Mary Bruce Reports: Despite recent signs that economic growth is slowing, the White House is touting foreign direct investment in the U.S. in an effort to convince the public, and voters, that the president’s policies will help create...
Taoiseach Kenny: 'Ireland's Open For Business'
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Chamber of Commerce: The White House Wants Our Donor Lists So Its Allies Can Intimidate Our Donors
Tuesday afternoon, I spoke with Bruce Josten, executive vice president for government affairs at the US Chamber of Commerce, about the White House pressing the Chamber to release its donors list, after President Obama seized on a ThinkProgress report suggesting that since some Chamber money comes
World Bank cuts 2009 global growth forecast
The World Bank has cut its 2009 global growth forecast, saying the world economy will shrink 2.9% and warning that a drop in investment in developing countries will increase poverty. "The global recession has deepened," the multilateral lender said in a report. Global trade is expected to plunge