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  • The NBA, South Park and Communist China: The Very High Price of Fake ‘Free Trade’

    Behold the 21st Century’s diet version of an “international incident”: Could a Tweet Sink the (National Basketball Association) NBA’s Business Relationships in China? It’s Complicated: “(A) single tweet from a general manager supporting protesters in Hong Kong could threaten that relationship and affect the way the public here and abroad views the league’s intentions on social issues. “On Friday, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey | Read More

  • In Defense of Free Trade

    Milton Ezrati economy, Americas Donald Trump's trade agenda has more potential drawbacks than benefits, and history shows that some of those are downright terrifying. DONALD TRUMP more or less runs the show on world trade these days. That leaves the United States and the rest of the world in considerable need of clearer direction and more prudence than they have heretofore experienced. At the very least, the president’s contradictory rhetoric and actions have made it all but impossible for...

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  • Commission-Free Trades: A Bad Deal for Investors

    While investors will save money upfront with Schwab, E*Trade and other brokers that have announced commission-free trading, they stand to lose in another, potentially bigger, way.
  • Georgia Deserves a Free Trade Agreement with America

    James Jay Carafano, Alexis Mrachek economy, Eurasia Tbilisi has proven that it deserves U.S. commitment and a stronger alliance. Eleven years ago, Russia invaded Georgia’s Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions, instigating a brutal, five-day war. Today, Russia occupies 20 percent of Georgia and continues to encroach on Georgian territory via a campaign of “creeping annexation.” Yet, despite Russia’s malign influence, Georgia has made tremendous progress over the past decade. The government has...

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