Latest from Howard Schneider
Workers in one California town have become collateral damage in the push for globalization.
  • Aug 22, 2014
Russian company stocks, currency slide.
  • Mar 3, 2014
Say thank you to globalization for enabling so many wonderful actors - like Lupita Nyong'o of Kenya - to win Academy Awards.
  • Mar 3, 2014
Mattel, which became the world's biggest toy company on the strength of Barbie's calves, announced it was taking over Canada-based Mega Brands, manufacturers of the Mega Bloks toy that uses an interlocking system similar to that pioneered by Lego.
  • Feb 28, 2014
If President Obama's trade agenda crashes in a heap put the blame on Kevin Spacey's machinations in "House of Cards."
  • Feb 26, 2014
A new paper from the IMF makes the case for quasi-socialist policies -- or at least a lot more redistribution of income.
  • Feb 26, 2014
India has lost such faith in local conditions that people have turned to the shiny commodity to offset inflation and fading growth.
  • Feb 21, 2014
Top safety official overseeing effort by clothing retailers to improve conditions in Bangladesh after a series of deadly industrial accidents last year sees evidence of widespread problems.
  • Feb 19, 2014
The North American Free Trade Agreement is not even drinking age, but, politically, there is still a hangover.
  • Feb 19, 2014
Some have begun to wonder if President Obama is still committed to the trade deals that were supposed to be a core piece of his economic agenda.
  • Feb 18, 2014