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Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore on 2011-02-10 12:47:12

Have Trump Tweets Replaced Fed Speak?

Another day, another Tweet from President-elect Trump has moved the market. Lockheed Martin shares have taken a tumble following Trump highlighting the obvious on Twitter — the F-35 is an expensive boondoggle. This follows shares of Boeing dropping last week […]

Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore on 2011-02-10 12:47:12

Trump Effect? Foxconn In Talks To Expand US Operations

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn may invest billions of dollars in the United States. The Taiwan-based contract manufacturer said Wednesday that it was in preliminary discussions to expand its US operations. Foxconn’s confirmation came just hours after the US President-elect Donald […]

With No Bidders Left, SoftBank Could Buy Twitter Inc Now

With No Bidders Left, SoftBank Could Buy Twitter Inc Now

Twitter is becoming a controversial tech company with Salesforce.com being the last to decline to acquire the micro-blogging giant. This could, however, open the door for Japanese telecom giant SoftBank, which has stated interest in the past and has enough money and […]

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Can Japan Escape Its Relentless Slow-Growth Trap?

Can Japan Escape Its Relentless Slow-Growth Trap? by [email protected] Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was able to claim some quick victories after he launched his “Abenomics” economic strategy three and a half years ago. The combination of government spending, monetary […]