Category: Trade

Paul George Trade Rumors Are Already Swirling – Do Any Make Sense?
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Paul George Trade Rumors Are Already Swirling – Do Any Make Sense?

Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, and Los Angeles Clippers were favorites to win the NBA championship this year.Instead, they lost in the second round to the Denver Nuggets.Kendrick Perkins swears the Clippers will be broken up.That was fast. Paul George has probably barely furnished his LA home before rumors of a Clippers’ breakup have started swirling.But…

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Singapore’s trade finance startup Incomlend raises $20M led by Sequoia Capital India
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Singapore’s trade finance startup Incomlend raises $20M led by Sequoia Capital India

Incomlend, a Singapore-headquartered startup that operates a trading platform to connect exporters and importers with investors, has raised $20 million in a new financing round, it said on Tuesday. Sequoia India, the India and SEA investment arm of the storied U.S. headquartered venture firm, led the Series A round in four-year-old Incomlend. The CMA CGM…

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CEOs and India Want to Trade Indian H-1B Graduates for U.S. Exports
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CEOs and India Want to Trade Indian H-1B Graduates for U.S. Exports

President Donald Trump should use his February 24-25 visit to India to help companies export more Indian college-graduate workers into U.S. white-collar jobs, says an Indian trade group run by Indian and U.S.-Indian companies. The trade association, dubbed NASSCOM, “is lobbying the two sides to treat the movement of skilled Indian workers under the H-1B…

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Do trade shows still matter in the age of online business?
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Do trade shows still matter in the age of online business?

The death of Mobile World Congress 2020 started as a trickle. First, it was an understandably nervous ZTE. As a Chinese company, it was undoubtedly going to receive extra scrutiny — never mind that ZTE’s Shenzhen headquarters are a two-hour flight from Wuhan. Soon enough, South Korea’s LG backed out, followed by Nvidia and Ericsson.…

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Lakers Trade Deadline Debacle Leaves LA With 1 Final Option
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Lakers Trade Deadline Debacle Leaves LA With 1 Final Option

Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka was linked with almost every available player on the trade market, but nothing materialized. Most of the trade chatter centered around forward Kyle Kuzma, who must prove he can thrive as the team’s third scoring option. Attention now turns to free agent Darren Collison, whose attendance at the recent Lakers…

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Trump’s Trade Deal Surprise Gave the Dow Jones a Tuesday Jolt
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Trump’s Trade Deal Surprise Gave the Dow Jones a Tuesday Jolt

President Donald Trump made a major announcement about the US-China trade deal. He revealed the “Phase One” agreement would be signed on January 15. The news gave the Dow Jones an end-of-year bounce. Donald Trump announced he’ll be signing an official “Phase One China Trade Deal” on January 15. That put something in Wall Street’s…

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Dow Teeters as Trade War Doubts Throw Stock Market into Disarray
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Dow Teeters as Trade War Doubts Throw Stock Market into Disarray

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq struggled to build on last week’s rally as investors digested conflicting trade war headlines. Meanwhile, the stock market is now at its most expensive since last year’s violent correction. One commentator worries that stocks are “priced for perfection” and could suffer a downturn if any of myriad factors fail…

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Dow Spikes on Trade War Hype, But Vital Consumer Data Save the Day
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Dow Spikes on Trade War Hype, But Vital Consumer Data Save the Day

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq rose in unison on Friday. A vital consumer data metric rebounded from the previous month’s unexpected contraction. Trump administration officials expressed confidence that the US and China will sign a trade deal soon. The Dow forged ahead on Friday, setting the 28,000 mark firmly in its sights as strong…

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