The US healthcare reform law creates much more paperwork for insurance firms – and plenty of new business for Indian outsourcing companies.
The US tariff on Chinese tires could have a ripple effect. Trade disputes have been rising among other nations.
The old model of Americans consumers buying up Chinese goods isn't working. Where the relationship goes from here could effect the pace of a global recovery.
Efforts outside the US tend to amount to 1.5 percent of GDP or less, one tally finds.
As troubles in the US housing market ripple across the global economy, the health of banks has become one of the biggest financial uncertainties for 2008.