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US sales, marketing and support sector continues year-on-year growth

There was a record number of projects in the US sales, marketing and support sector in 2011, making it the second most popular sector for FDI in the US.

Research shows that tax credits lead to more investment in R&D

A research report has been released suggesting that one of the most effective ways to stimulate investment in R&D is by establishing an R&D tax credit scheme.

View from America: February/March 2012

In the lead up to this year's US presidential election, both parties will be battling to prove their pro-business credentials.

US turning to emerging economies in foreign investment push

US turning to emerging economies in foreign investment push

As the US economy continues to splutter along, representatives from its states and counties are looking beyond national boundaries for would-be investors, with emerging markets proving to be an increasingly popular port of call.

Stuck in reverse

SEC reverse merger rule could hit SMEs

With a number of scandals at Chinese companies listed in New York, the US Securities and Exchange Commission tightened the rules on private companies going public by merging with a shell company. But smaller companies, unable to launch initial public offerings, are set to lose out, as reverse mergers are the only way to attract capital.

Asia to continue to lead global recovery: IMF

Latest IMF World Economic Outlook signals that developing Asian economies will continue to dominate the global recovery.

HSBC report: emerging economies set to eclipse developed world by 2050

A HSBC report predicts that global growth will increasingly be powered by emerging markets until 2050.

Emerging economies top FDI confidence survey

China and India top AT Kearney's 2012 FDI Confidence Index, while the US drops to fourth.

China defies downward coal, oil and natural gas sector capital expenditure trend

As the coal, oil and natural gas sector struggles for capital investment around the world, China has recorded a 100% increase for 2011.

Pittsburgh teaser

Pittsburgh's blue-chip reinvention draws the big names

Thanks to a strong web of universities, entrepreneurial spirit and good co-operation between public and private entities, Pittsburgh has transformed itself from the Steel City to a tech town.

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