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  • Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. But people in China and other developing countries are far more convinced that it delivers jobs and higher wages. That's according to a Pew Research Center international survey released Tuesday. The...

  • FTC: Pharmaceutical companies filed ‘baseless’ patent lawsuits to block AndroGel generic

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) –  The Federal Trade Commission is suing several major pharmaceutical companies, saying they illegally blocked consumer access to lower-cost versions of the drug AndroGel. Ramirez The FTC filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...

  • Appeal filed over Oregon ruling on coal project

    Ambre Energy, the Port of Morrow and the state of Wyoming filed the appeal with the Oregon Court of Appeals on Tuesday as the parties hope to keep the prospects of shipping coal from the West Coast to energy-hungry Asian markets alive.

  • Project to export natural gas approved

    The Energy Department gave the final approval for the Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, La., on Wednesday to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day of LNG for up to 20 years.

  • Liberals fume as Obama advances trade deal

    Liberal allies stateside who accuse him of ignoring their numerous objections to the deal, which would be one of the biggest in U.S. history even though China is not included in it.

  • Oil exports would boost economy, lower gas prices: study

    Eliminating or ending some of the restrictions in the near-ban of crude oil exports could yield an economic infusion of between $600 billion and $1.8 trillion, according to a study released Tuesday.

  • Ex-Im Bank may be saved by the bell

    Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.

  • The Export-Import Bank and the German model

    Prominent Dutch blogger Stan Veuger argues at The National Interest that while "private gains and socialized losses" are generally undesirable, they are salutary in the world of exports.

  • Toronto Board of Trade crowd laughs at Rob Ford

    TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford called a business crowd "elitist" after the crowd laughed repeatedly at him during a debate ahead of next month's election. The scandal-plagued mayor became an international celebrity last year after he acknowledged using crack in a "drunken stupor" after...

  • Ex-Im exceeds travel budget by millions after flying first class 400 times

    Officials of the U.S. Export-Import Bank blew the agency's travel budget by millions of dollars after taking 400 first-class flights over the last three years, according to records obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act.

  • Christie tests overseas diplomacy with Mexico trip

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped out on the international stage Wednesday to talk trade with Mexico, but he stayed mum on one of the most pressing questions confronting the two countries and his party: immigration reform. On a trip designed to help school him in foreign...

  • Japan trade deficit widens, exports up slightly

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit rose in July from the month before to a wider than expected 964 billion yen ($9.4 billion), though exports were higher for the first time in three months, the government said Wednesday. It was the 25th straight monthly trade deficit for the world's...

  • Feds seen as more lenient than Oregon and Washington on coal exports

    The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states. 

  • FTC’s patent troll study gets approval

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Federal Trade Commission study designed to develop a better understanding of how patent assertion entities may impact innovation and competition has been given the green light. This month, the FTC received approval from the White House’s Office of...

  • Communities fight back over transportation of fossil fuels

    Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.



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