Category Archives: Trade War

Who Is Winning The Trade War?

China on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to “make up its mind” about reaching a trade deal with Beijing, warning that additional tariffs could send negotiations further off track. — South China Morning Post, July 17 We state emphatically, Nobody … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Free-Trade

Snapped this tonight hoping and praying the liberal trading order doesn’t collapse in the next few years.  My real income — purchasing power — is much higher due to trade with other nations. I also get the satisfaction of, say, … Continue reading

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Fading A China Trade Deal

Trump is going to have to cave on some major issues as it appears China is gearing up to play hardball and is ready to rumble in the next round of negotiations.  The Ministry of Commerce announced this morning the … Continue reading

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Huawei’s American Suppliers Set To Rock The Casbah, Or Not?

Here are some of the top American suppliers to Huawei that should Rock the Casbah in Monday trading after Trump’s rethink the Chinese company is a national security risk. It’s still not clear what the Trump-Xi Osaka handshake and agreement mean, … Continue reading

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“Oh no no no I’m a tariff man”

And I think it’s gonna be a long long time ‘Till tariffs come down again I’m not the man the market thinks I am Oh no no no I’m a tariff man – paraphrasing Rocket Man (starts tonight)   Tariff … Continue reading

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Trade As Percent Of State GDP (2018)

Who would have thunk it? Lousiana (petrol products and soybeans), Kentucky (aircraft), Michigan (auto & parts), Texas (oil),  South Carolina (aircraft & auto),  and Tennessee (medical equipment, aircraft & auto, parts), the states most engaged in international trade (i.e., > … Continue reading

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Who Pays The Tariffs?

I had some very interesting discussions on social media last night on who is paying for the U.S.-China Trade War.   It was kind of shocking that many didn’t even understand the basic tenets of economics yet have strong convictions held … Continue reading

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The Case For Free Trade

The Marxists and Socialists are winning the day, folks.   Apologies for the simpleton buzzwords but they are all the rage these days. The escalation of the trade war is bad, bad, bad news and could if we are not careful, … Continue reading

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Some Background On China Trade Talks

Some perspective from a prior post on President Trump’s predisposition toward free trade. We hope for a good trade deal and China caves on everything.  We also hope for the end of poverty, world peace, and everyone to self actualize … Continue reading

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BFTP: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned On China Deal

BFTP = Blast From The Past CHINA SAID TO TELL U.S. SIDE WON'T CHANGE CHINESE LAW FOR DEAL — zerohedge (@zerohedge) May 6, 2019 China’s Pushback In Trade Talks Over Sovereignty Posted on February 12, 2019 Bingo! Note our comment from … Continue reading

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