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Biden vows to set ‘rules of the road’ on trade

Biden vows to set ‘rules of the road’ on trade

Joe Biden has vowed to work with other democracies to rewrite the rules of international trade. The US president-elect signalled a shift from Donald Trump’s policies, who pulled out of multilateral pacts and raised up…

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American politics is now a four-way struggle. Gridlock lies ahead

American politics is now a four-way struggle. Gridlock lies ahead

No one faction is likely to prevail. Instead we can probably expect years of modest and incremental policy agenda Everyone agrees that American political parties are deeply polarized. However, last week’s elections point to a new…

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Joe Biden team to hold meetings with pharmaceutical companies on coronavirus fight

Joe Biden team to hold meetings with pharmaceutical companies on coronavirus fight

President-elect Joe Biden’s team will begin meeting with Pfizer Inc and other pharmaceutical companies within days as they continue the transition to a new administration amid the escalating coronavirus pandemic, his chief of staff said…

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Trade will fade to background under Biden’s ‘tweet-free’ policy

Trade will fade to background under Biden’s ‘tweet-free’ policy

Global trade is relieved to have a Joe Biden presidency. President Trump and his tweets have set the tone for international trade for the past four years, usually to the chagrin of almost all economists…

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Biden’s Shipping Agency Nominee Could Prove Crucial To U.S. Climate Change Plans

Biden’s Shipping Agency Nominee Could Prove Crucial To U.S. Climate Change Plans

In the upcoming months, there will be around 4000 appointments for the Biden-Harris team to make, 1212 of which will require a Senate confirmation. One of the less prominent roles is that of the U.S. Shipping Administrator within the Department…

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Cannabis stocks soar on Biden win, legalization hopes and solid results

Cannabis stocks soar on Biden win, legalization hopes and solid results

November has delivered a triple-whammy of great news for cannabis stocks: Several states legalized the use of recreational marijuana, Joe Biden’s presidential victory could lead to more calls for decriminalization, and two leading cannabis companies reported better-than-expected results on…

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Raising taxes on the rich is an easy campaign slogan, but Congress won’t make it easy

Raising taxes on the rich is an easy campaign slogan, but Congress won’t make it easy

The economy remains on the mend, which could give some lawmakers second thoughts. Democrats have rallied around raising taxes on the rich — though that will likely be easier said than done, even if they…

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The rotten state of American politics made Trump smell fresh

The rotten state of American politics made Trump smell fresh

For millions of voters, the outgoing president looked like a man willing to break the rules to fight a broken system This weekend there have been spontaneous parties on the streets of American cities after TV networks…

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Biden takes narrow lead in Georgia, putting White House in reach

Biden takes narrow lead in Georgia, putting White House in reach

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took a narrow lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Georgia for the first time early on Friday, putting the White House within his reach as it…

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Asian stocks, foreign exchange march higher as Biden edges closer to White House

Asian stocks, foreign exchange march higher as Biden edges closer to White House

Stocks and currencies in Asia’s emerging markets firmed across the board today as Democrat Joe Biden pulled ahead of Republican rival Donald Trump and was within striking distance of securing a nail-biting US presidential election. Biden…

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