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IMF & World Bank: Rising Anti-Trade Sentiment Threatens Growth

The benefits of trade must be shared more widely, or a rising tide of  protectionism will hurt the global economy, according to the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says trade brought "tremendous" benefits that have lifted millions of people out of poverty; but, she told journalists in Washington Thursday that too many people feel they have been left behind at a time of weak global economic growth and rising...

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