Category Archives: Trade War

China Still Looking For A Rollback

We posted our,  Roll back: The Verb China Is Looking For,  two months ago and China is still looking for a rollback on some of the tariffs that have already been implemented. What President Trump said is not what the markets expect. But … Continue reading

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Another Potemkin Trade Deal

Chalk up another meaningless, photo-op trade agreement with the recent U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement.   The country and, especially, American farmers would have been much better off staying in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The Japan deal is just another Potemkin trade … Continue reading

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Trump Is Now Compromised In China Trade Talks

The road to a credible China trade deal just got a bit narrower and bumpier after President Trump all but recruited China for his 2020 campaign.  China may not accept but they do now have a tremendous amount of more … Continue reading

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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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