JAPAN'S DECISION TO ABANDON, if only by a tiny fraction, its policy of limiting its defense budget t
WE HAVE GENERALLY HIGH REGARD for Secretary of the Treasury James A. Baker III. But when he begs us,
The link between food supply and political stability is as old as history. Egyptian pharaohs stored
Foreign investors have become a powerful influence in the U.S. money and capital markets.

It was a quiet week here in Washington.

Some of the relative stillness was due to the two sn
The mounting U.S. trade deficit with Japan has sparked increasing criticism in Congress and the medi
The big winner of the Sunday West German election was the Greens, the left radical party that oppose
Rail Merger Expected

To Benefit ShipperYour editorial "Needed: A Larger Look" (JofC, Dec. 4)
THE WIDOW OF PIONEER ASTRONAUT Virgil I. Gus" Grissom is urging the survivors of the seven dead Chal
ONLY A FEW YEARS AGO, most experiments in loading cargo directly from ships to

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THE NEW YORK CHAPTER of the Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy did something unu
HAVING GOBBLED UP all the easy takeovers, the wolves are now circling Pan American World Airways. A
The one big investor-backed institution in the city of London, which has escaped the control of the
The president and Congress missed three big opportunities for reform in the Tax Reform Act of 1986.<