Category Archives: Trade War

President Trump grants exemptions on 400 tariffs

Probably not the roll back China was looking for?

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What’s Hot In Women’s Fashion

Capitalism at its best or worst? We have a few questions:  1)  Does the Tariff Man get a royalty for the sale of each dress sold, and will that violate the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution, and 2) Are … Continue reading

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Roll back: The Verb China Is Looking For

Roll back is the verb China is looking for. Mr. Market is all lathered up this morning on the following report, Source: @FerroTV Not so fast. A senior White House official said the U.S. is “absolutely not” considering an interim … Continue reading

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Now For Some Good News On Trade

WASHINGTON — Amid President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they support free trade with foreign countries, according to the latest national poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. That represents a new high in the NBC/WSJ survey … Continue reading

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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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