Tag Archives: NAFTA

The United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

Another “Potemkin trade deal.” Nothing there and will not move the needle in bringing back jobs to the U.S., in our analysis. That is why, we believe,  the markets like it — little impact on profit margins and the prospect … Continue reading

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Week Ahead – FT

The FT’s Daniel Garrahan previews the big stories in the week ahead, including Theresa May preparing to give a foreign policy speech after another difficult week for the UK prime minister; Walmart earnings; the fifth round of Nafta talks and … Continue reading

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COTD: U.S. Job Killers, You Decide

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Trend Reversal in Apparel Prices?

Good piece in the USA Today about the headwinds the clothing industry is facing and the  expected reversal of the almost 20-year decline in apparel prices. The USA Today/AP reports, Clothing prices have dropped for a decade as tame inflation … Continue reading

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