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Proposed tariffs on Mexican wares will have an impact on American purchasers—not just of pinatas, but big-ticket items such as computers and applicances. ("East Los Angeles" image by Ralph Hockens via Flickr, CC By 2.0)

How to localize NAFTA

Donald Trump released a draft of key proposals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement to members of Congress last week. It appears to strike a balance between trade hawks and

A rise in the interest rate can impact any consumer's wallet. (Image by "stevepb" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

How to localize federal rate hikes

When Janet Yellen announced a quarter-percent raise in the Federal Reserve interest rate earlier in March, government bonds dipped while stocks ticked upward. The Fed is expected to make at least

Government information may be harder to access, but diligent investigators have several paths to pursue. (Image by "lucianofiore" via flickr, CC BY 2.0)

New ways to uncover federal agency information

One of the developments impacting business reporters early in the new administration is the accessibility of data and information. Various federal agencies reportedly were put on an information lockdown. While every new

Career Q&A: “The Panama Papers” Bastian Obermayer

Bastian Obermayer is a German investigative journalist and deputy head of the investigative unit of the Munich-based newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was the first person contacted by the Panama Papers

The largest investigation in the history of journalism won the 2016 Barlett & Steele Gold Award. ( Image from Arthur Jones and Shutterstock)

How they did it: “The Panama Papers”

Yesterday evening the 2016 Barlett & Steele Gold Award was awarded to “The Panama Papers,” the massive investigation that revealed Panama as a tax haven through which some of the globe’s dirtiest

Some of the country's most high-profile economists have battling views of the candidates' plans. ("Boxing Gloves" image by Kristin Wall via flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0)

Clinton vs. Trump economic plans: 5 experts to follow

The end is near! A keen focus this election season is the candidates’ economic proposals. Many of the nation’s leading economists are split on which plan is better. Here are five top economists

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Reshoring rules: 5 questions for Harry Moser

Founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, Harry Moser is widely recognized for his efforts to bring jobs back to the United States. Moser’s father and grandfather both worked in

Theresa May revealed the timeline for Britain's exit from the European Union. (Photo via

What’s next for Brexit: 5 to follow on Twitter

Although the United Kingdom hasn’t formally invoked Article 50 to begin its withdrawal from the European Union, much has been speculated about the consequences. Since no one knows for certain

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