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Above the Fold

Above the FoldAug 02, 2018 - 9:00am
The Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C.

When It Comes to Saving for the Future, One Size of Financial Advice Does Not Fit All

The SEC should ensure investors have access to different types of services and products and fully understand the choices they are making.

Above the FoldAug 01, 2018 - 2:15pm
Entrance to the Export-Import Bank

To Win New Markets, Put the Ex-Im Bank Back in the Ring

Quickly confirming strong nominees to lead the bank and reestablishing its quorum should remain a top priority.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 4:30pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the U.S. Chamber.

Business Prospects are Bright in the Indo-Pacific Region

By 2030 the region will contain 66% of the world’s middle class and 59% of middle class consumption.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
A student measures a piece of steel during a welding class at the Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in Washington, PA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the Perkins Career and Technical Education Reauthorization

The bill provides important funding for job training and other related programs for high school and higher education students.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

Trade Rumors (NAFTA Edition)

U.S. “poison pill” proposals remain obstacles to concluding a modernized NAFTA.

Above the FoldJul 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Indo-Pacific Forum

A Brighter Future in the Indo-Pacific

As tariffs and trade wars continue to make headlines, the U.S. Chamber outlines its priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.

Above the FoldJul 30, 2018 - 5:00am
Shipping containers stacked on a ship as it is unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles.

A Slippery, $39 Billion Slope: New Data Analysis Makes Case for Trade, Not Aid

The best way to protect American industries from a damaging trade war is to avoid entering into one in the first place.

Above the FoldJul 27, 2018 - 4:45pm
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Simplifying Payment Security for Small Merchants

The PCI Security Standards Council has worked with the business community to develop guidance and recommendations.

Above the FoldJul 27, 2018 - 1:15pm
Finance app on a smart phone.

We Need to Bridge the Gap Between FinTech Policy and Innovation

Here are 8 principles for what smart policymaking looks like in this ever-changing industry.

Above the FoldJul 26, 2018 - 11:30am
Beer mug

Trouble Brewing: Why Tariffs are Making it Harder to Make American Beer

Pretty much everything in a brewery that isn’t an ingredient or a stool is made of metal.