Steve Globerman

Where the Canadian dollar goes from here is hard to know until there is more clarity from the upcoming Trump administration, said 

It is commonly understood here in Washington that our economy is closely linked to international trade, and that we are uniquely positioned to develop closer ties to the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region. The state Department of Commerce boasts that we are “one of the world’s leading trade and…

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics has honored 12 of its faculty members for their excellence in research. This year’s recipients of the Dennis R. Murphy Faculty Research Awards are Earl Benson, Sophie Kong, Brandon Dupont, Yvonne Durham, Matthew…

This past summer may have been a turning point when it comes to Canadian shopping in Whatcom County.
The increase in southbound traffic in recent months was one of several topics at a seminar Thursday, Oct. 13, about the impact fluctuating exchange rates have on a regional economy. The…

The dramatic stock market sell-off and fears of a double-dip recession in the U.S. are also having an impact on the Canadian currency.

After dropping to right around parity in early trading, the Canadian dollar ended around $1.01 compared to the U.S. dollar Monday, Aug. 8. It's the…

In opposing the recent attempted acquisition of Potash Corp. by BHP Billiton, the Prime Minister and several premiers referred to potash as a “strategic asset.” In recent years, other national governments have blocked foreign acquisitions of domestically owned companies on similar grounds. The…

The Canadian dollar finished exactly at par with the U.S. dollar Wednesday, Nov. 10, good news for Whatcom County retailers heading into the holiday shopping season.

It's the first time the currencies have reached parity or above since April.

The recent rise in the loonie…

The federal government may be deluding itself in thinking lower corporate taxes will attract significantly more foreign investment into Canada, a new paper says.

The Conference Board of Canada's analysis of empirical studies world-wide shows firms are…

Steve Globerman, director of the Center for International Business in the College of Business and Economics, will present a seminar titled "Best Practices for Attracting Inward and Promoting Outward Foreign Direct Investment" at a conference hosted by the Conference Board of Canada in…

Dr. Steve Globerman, director of the Center for International Business in the College of Business and Economics, will present a seminar titled “Best Practices for Attracting Inward and Promoting Outward Foreign Direct Investment” at a conference hosted by the Conference Board of…

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