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Japan’s Central Bank Says Economy Picking Up

(TOKYO) — Japan's central bank says the world's third-biggest economy is "picking up" as demand recovers in other countries and remains resilient at home, though...

Obama vs Romney: Who’s Right on China?

The most shocking part of the third debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Monday was how little attention they paid to...

Unemployment Claims at 7-Month Low

WASHINGTON  — The outlook for American jobs and trade looked a little brighter Thursday, despite growing uncertainty overseas. The number of people who applied...

Can the U.S. Close Its Seafood Trade Deficit?

As I write in the cover story of TIME this week, we're in the middle of a seafood transition. Once nearly all of our fish were caught wild—indeed, as Paul...

Adding Up the iPhone.

Apple's long-awaited white iPhone 4, which hit stores April 28, is expected to be another smash for Steve Jobs. But how much will it benefit the American...

U.S.-China Trade: Prepare for Continued Imbalance

On Friday, as President Obama crossed the Pacific to begin his first trip to Asia, the Census Bureau released its monthly trade tally. The headline was that the...

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