China’s US surplus jumps as trade with world picks up

China’s trade surplus with the United States expanded last year, raising the possibility of fresh blowback from President Donald Trump who has often bashed Beijing over the issue and fanned fears of a trade war. The increase came despite a tumble in China’s global surplus as domestic demand spurred a rally in imports. The figures on… Please follow and like us:

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ITC patent ruling on Comcast, TiVo

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What is a large and powerful company to do when it no longer wishes to pay the licensing fees for the technology it is selling? In the case of Comcast, the answer is simple – just steal the technology and ignore the law. TiVo, here, is the victim of Comcast’s theft. TiVo, which recently merged… Please follow and like us:

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Plans set to protect United Kingdom businesses active on Alibaba

By Help is on the way to protect British enterprises, especially the small and medium-sized ones that do business on Taobao, from intellectual property infringement. The China-Britain Business Council said it will work with Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group to find a better solution to protecting those companies from the United Kingdom using the group’s online… Please follow and like us:

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US Probe Raises More Talk of Trade War With China

President Donald Trump’s recent decision to launch an investigation into concerns about market access in China and the theft of American intellectual property, either through hacking or opaque policies and regulations that force companies to hand over trade secrets, has Beijing warning of a possible trade war. Others, however, say it is about time China got… Please follow and like us:

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Is It Time For International Small-Cap?

Portfolio Manager David Nadel makes the case for international small-caps. Watch the video here. Get The Full Margin of Safety Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Margin of Safety in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email to your colleagues. We respect your email privacy Also read:… Please follow and like us:

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US Trade Act won’t impede China’s progress

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive memorandum on Monday authorizing the US trade representative to determine whether to investigate China’s intellectual property and trade practices, which could pave the way for Trump to use Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to impose tariffs on Chinese goods and eventually trigger a trade war.… Please follow and like us:

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Intellectual property rights enforced by strong patent rules

A deteriorating intellectual property regime in the U.S. has been quietly unfolding over the last decade and has contributed to the declining standard of living for middle class Americans, the stagnant economy, and the outsourcing of high-tech manufacturing. The Great Recession of 2008 technically ended in June 2009, but normal recovery never got traction in the… Please follow and like us:

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Snapchat Acquires AR-Based Location Intellectual Property

Snap Inc. launched the Snap Map on June 21. The feature will let users see their friends on a map in the app. “With the Snap Map, you can view Snaps of sporting events, celebrations, breaking news, and more from all across the world. If you and a friend follow one another, you can share your… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: ‘Only Time Will Tell’ on Progress with China

President Donald Trump said Saturday his introductory summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping resulted in “tremendous friendship and goodwill” as the two engaged in preliminary discussions on a range of sensitive issues facing the two nations. Trump and first Lady Melania Trump hosted Xi and wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, at Trumps’ Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on… Please follow and like us:

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