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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

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Here is what you need to know.
1. Trump's trade war means America is no longer the world's most competitive country. Singapore swooped in to take the top slot, according to a 666-page report from the World Economic Forum, which cited trade and geopolitical tensions. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: 7 lesser-known benefits of Amazon Prime See Also: These are the 6 nastiest cruise ships 15 things you're doing that make people dislike you immediately 10 things you need to know before the opening bell
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Trump's trade war means America lost the top spot as the world's most competitive country

Trump's trade war means America lost the top spot as the world's most competitive country

7 monthes ago   |   By

Ian Walton/Getty Images
The US is no longer the most economically competitive country in the world.
That's according to the World Economic Forum, which has has been assessing economic competitiveness for the last 40 years, looking at how "institutions, policies and factors" determine levels of productivity of a country.
Singapore took the top spot, as the country benefitted from trade reroutes as a result of the trade war.
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America is no longer the most competitive economy in the world. Instead, it's Singapore leading the way.
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