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Global Trade Tracker: Steady, But for How Long?

It’s a calm before the storm as the trade war deepens—key gauges of global trade remain near their long-run averages in the latest data. The U.S. and China are now imposing tariffs on some $360 billion in two-way trade, forcing companies to re-evaluate supply chains and economists to warn of an economic drag ahead. For now though, buoyant global demand is propping up 9 of the 10 readings used in Bloomberg’s Global Trade Tracker, with just Hong Kong air cargo flashing a red light.

Commentary

Joe Nocera

What the History of Gas Stations Means for Electric Cars

Before they’ll make the leap, road-trip-loving Americans want to know charging stations are everywhere.

Barry Ritholtz

How to Debate Finance Without Being a Jerk

A few rules can help prevent financial discussions from becoming as overheated and useless as our political exchanges.

Daniel Moss

Brazil’s Central Banker Shouldn’t Become a Scapegoat

That would be the job description if Ilan Goldfajn remained in his position after the newly elected president takes office.

Bobby Ghosh

Mattis and Von Der Leyen Pile Pressure on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. and German defense ministers framed Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in terms of trust and regional stability.

The Editors

Bolsonaro Will Test Brazil’s Democracy

Voters gambled on a populist who has offered little detail about his plans.

Matt Levine

Trading on News Before It’s Published

Also annuities, antitrust and yacht leather.

Jonathan Bernstein

Facing the Truth in Our New Political Climate

The president certainly isn’t to blame for Saturday’s shooting in Pittsburgh. But he’s responsible for encouraging lies and garbage news to take hold.

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Managing the Next Financial Shock

Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Monetary Authority of Singapore Managing Director Ravi Menon, and former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discuss the options for central banks to confront unexpected financial shocks. Bloomberg Opinion's Clive Crook moderates at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore on Nov. 7, 2018. (Source: Bloomberg)

New Economy Forum Leaders Call for More Women CEOs

Take a Glimpse at the Megacity of the Future

How Crypto Is Closing the Cash Gap in Kenya

Paulson Sees Risk of China Becoming `Strategic Adversary'

Trade

Re-imagining the multilateral trade system in the New Economy

Technology

Examining AI and technological advances in the New Economy

Global Governance

Exploring the changing global order in the New Economy

Climate

Creating a sustainable New Economy

Finance & Capital Markets

Embracing fintech in the New Economy

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Urbanization

Growing supercities in the New Economy