A persisting puzzle about the U.S. economy is how it can seem both strong and weak. On the one hand, it remains a citadel of innovation, producing new companies like Uber. On the other, the economy is expanding at a snail’s pace of 2 percent annually since 2010. How could both be true? Why isn’t innovation translating into faster growth? The answer -- or part of the answer -- is that American businesses are running on two separate tracks. Call them the “youthful” and “middle-aged” tracks.
La discusión entre el gobierno de Trump y sus críticos sobre una tasa de crecimiento económico sostenible suscita profundas preguntas sobre el futuro de Estados Unidos. ¿Ingresamos en un período prolongado de crecimiento económico lento? Si es así, ¿cómo altera eso la sociedad y la política? ¿O acaso las medidas “correctas” elevarán el crecimiento económico a niveles del pasado?
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
The argument between the Trump administration and its critics over a sustainable rate of economic growth raises profound questions about America’s future. Have we entered a prolonged period of slow growth? If so, how does that alter society and politics? Or will the “right” policies raise growth to past levels?
If you haven’t paid attention, here’s a brief overview of the debate.
In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to America these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in America!”
Foxconn is the manufacturer of Apple's major electronic devices, including the popular iPhone. The factory that Foxconn will build in Wisconsin is dedicated to the manufacture of LCD screens, semiconductor packaging and components linked to cloud computing.
Math has already been used effectively in defining protected areas in places with productive activities in 150 countries over the past 15 years. The best example of that application is Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a software called Marxan permitted the expansion of protected areas from 5 percent to 35 percent while preserving species and improving fishing.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has given his resignation to President Trump on Friday morning.
In their first official meeting, the President of the United States and the Indian Prime Minister talked about trade and defense cooperation, terrorism, but avoided immigration and climate change, issues in which both leaders differ. India is the country most affected by Trump's decision to tighten controls on granting the H-1B visa, which benefits foreign workers.
At a key moment for the Republicans, in their fight against Obamacare, the party has finally made public its health project that would replace the previous Administration program.
The biggest challenges facing Latin America are "geopolitical uncertainty," "technological change" and the "displacement of the center of gravity toward Asia," experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay said in Montevideo on Wednesday.
Financial experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay agreed that investment trends worldwide and in Latin America depend on new factors, including worker training and interaction by governments.
In January, Ford said the Focus would be made in Hermosillo, but the automaker scrapped plans for a new $1.6 billion plant in San Luis Potosi, a state in central Mexico, in a move that was viewed as a nod to US President Donald Trump, who thanked the automaker.
US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors.
During official visit to Mexico City, the German Chancellor said walls are no answer to migration and lent support to Mexico over NAFTA
Presidents of both countries, which share a land frontier of more than 595 miles, agreed to continue working to modernize infrastructure in the border zone to facilitate the safe and humane passage of migrants, as well as cross-border trade.
Global investment in Fintechs amounts to more than $23 billion, but only $600 million have gone to to Latin America.Visa hopes that its "Everywhere Initiative" serves as a stimulus for creating emerging companies in the Latin American financial technology sector.
This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the US investment bank, Goldman Sachs, last week made a purchase of bonds issued in 2014 by the Petroleos de Venezuela Company, worth $ 2.8 billion.
US President Donald Trump has dismissed James Comey as director of the FBI over handling of Clinton's emails investigation.
The inauguration of Mexico's Grupo Modelo brewery new plant in southeastern Yucatan state can bee seen as a "turning point" in transforming the country into a "trustworthy destination" for investment.
Yesterday's elections in France gave the victory to Emmanuel Macron, with 65.5% of the votes, transforming him into the youngest president in the history of the European country.
The center will be used to "train the next generation of leadership, the Michelle Robinsons of today and the Barack Obamas of today."
Let’s be clear: America is an undertaxed society. Our wants and needs from government -- the two blur -- exceed our willingness to be taxed.