Tag Archives: Trade War

US-China tariffs in numbers – FT

As another round of tariffs are imposed by both countries in the trade war, the FT takes a look at some key facts and figures, as well as the types of goods affected Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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The Blowback Begins: Ohio Farmer Vents On Trade War

Hope you all take the time to read this piece by an Ohio soybean farmer caught up in Trump’s trade wars. Tariffs hurt the many and help the few.  The “tyranny of the minority,” if you will, and that is … Continue reading

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Reagan’s “Boy Wonder” Nails It On Trade

Excellent CNBC interview with David Stockman, President Reagan’s head of OMB, who speaks his mind and never holds back.    Some dismiss him as a perma-bear and doomsayer. We certainly don’t, just has been a bit early, like every analyst … Continue reading

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China hits back at Trump’s tariffs – FT

Money quote:  “…steady escalation…” Beijing accused Donald Trump of “trade bullying” as it imposed retaliatory tariffs against new US duties on $34bn of Chinese imports. The FT’s world trade editor, Shawn Donnan, reports from Washington DC about the consequences of … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – July 9

The Global Macro Monitor defines “macro swan” as any global macroeconomic or financial event with the capacity to spill over into world markets causing risk aversion and lower asset prices.  – GMM “We won the trade war.”  The market narrative du … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: Double Yikes!

Unqualified term “war”?   Tell us it ain’t so, Ray Dalio! Remember the Great War with Japan started with trade tensions in response to the country’s agression in Manchuria, among other regions, Tokyo and Washington negotiated for months leading up … Continue reading

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Tech gadgets caught up in US-China trade dispute – FT

Looming US import tariffs on some of the hottest gadgets among younger consumers, from vaporisers to electric scooters and ‘smart home’ devices, threaten to drive up prices ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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Chain Ganging The Supply Chain With Tariffs

Disaster looms.  

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G7 finance ministers speak out against U.S. trade tariffs

Canada’s Finance Minister says tariffs will hurt citizens in US and in Canada… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/02/g7…

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“Many Chinese Would Like To Teach [Trump] A Lesson”

Yikes!  Nasty rhetoric from a newspaper under the auspices of the People’s Daily. Me thinks Trump & Co.  are going to be played by Xi & Co. like a Chinese fiddle. China already perceives the Trump Administration as a Paper Tiger. … Continue reading

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