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Trade War

  1. economy
    As Chinese Learn to Cope With Trump’s Trade War, Americans Are Still Set to LoseTrump’s belligerent, zero-sum trade policies will ultimately hurt American consumers and are already driving other countries to work around us.
  2. Trade Deficit Swelling Under Trade Warrior TrumpIf, as the president believes, trade balances separate “winners” from “losers,” America is in growing trouble.
  3. the national interest
    European Commissioner Used Colorful, Very Simple Cards to Explain Trade to TrumpPresident Trump met with European diplomats, was treated to an extremely remedial tutorial on trade.
  4. Trump to Veterans: Trust Me, Not Your Lying EyesOn trade, the president advises that he is the only arbiter of truth.
  5. Trump Plans Farm Bailout to Deal With Backlash to His Trade WarSince Trump’s trade war hasn’t been “easy,” and foreign retaliation is hitting farm states, he’s resorting to some democratic socialism.
  6. Trump Threatens to Slap Tariffs on Everything Imported From ChinaSo far the U.S. has tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods. Trump’s threatened to take that number up to $500 billion.
  7. foreign policy
    Trump Says European Union Is America’s Biggest ‘Foe’The president already seems to be aligned with Vladimir Putin ahead of their big meeting.
  8. Trump’s Trade War Is a Big Problem for Republicans in Politically Pivotal IowaTrump and his people told Iowans not to worry about Chinese retaliation against Iowa soybean exports. Now they’re worrying for real.
  9. On Eve of Trade War, China Warns That Trump’s Tariffs Will BackfireChinese officials say that $20 billion of Trump’s tariffs will fall on foreign companies operating in China — including American firms.
  10. food fight
    Trump Trade War Spoiling Export Market for American Cheese MakersAmerican companies are facing new tariffs, while the European Union signs deal to cut tariffs and increase protections on European cheese.
  11. Trump Attacks, Threatens Harley-Davidson for Moving Production to EuropeThis probably won’t be the last company he’ll pick a fight with over his counterproductive economic aggression.
  12. Peter Navarro Assures Rattled Investors That Trump’s Trade War Is Actually GoodThe White House sent its most protectionist adviser to calm investors Monday, after trade-war jitters rattled markets.
  13. Harley-Davidson Announces It Will Move Some Operations to Europe Amid Trade WarThis probably wasn’t what the president had in mind.
  14. As Europe’s Tariffs on the U.S. Goods Take Effect, Trump Threatens RetaliationWeeks after Trump’s tariffs on E.U. steel went into force, Europe strikes back — and the president threatens to put duties on their car exports.
  15. Dow Tumbles As Trump Escalates Trade War With ChinaThe president has now threatened to impose tariffs on $450 billion worth of Chinese goods — and China has promised to respond in kind.
  16. Trump Raises Taxes on Chinese Goods, Eyes Foreign Cars NextTrump slaps tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, while preparing to declare foreign-made cars a “national security threat.”
  17. Trump’s Insults Are Bringing Out Canada’s Fiery Inner NationalismAnti-American sentiment is burning hot among our generally mild-mannered neighbors. And “weak” Trudeau has gotten a huge political boost.
  18. trade war
    Trump Threatens to End All Trade With AlliesHe also suggested that there be no trade barriers of any kind among the G7.
  19. Trump Asks Trudeau: ‘Didn’t You Guys Burn Down the White House?’Canada, Britain, whatever.
  20. Trump Moves Ahead With Trade Sanctions Against ChinaIn what seems to be a negotiating tactic, the White House announced it was proceeding with tariffs and other trade restrictions until further notice.
  21. Trump Seeks Public’s Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant LieTrump assures voters that he’s winning the trade negotiations — and that Beijing will lowers tariffs on U.S. goods for the “first time.”
  22. Mnuchin: China-U.S. Trade War ‘On Hold’But China won’t agree to America’s most pressing demand.
  23. Why Trump Is Suddenly Worried About Saving Jobs in China: 6 TheoriesSaving ZTE, which violated U.S. sanctions, may be about helping U.S. companies, the midterms, Trump Organization profits — or maybe all of the above.
  24. The American Economy Isn’t ‘Great Again’ — But It’s Still SolidTrump’s policies haven’t supercharged the good economy he inherited — but they haven’t slowed it down (yet).
  25. Trump Doubles Down on a Trade War He Can’t WinMore tariffs on China may sate the president’s ego, but won’t do anything to help Americans.
  26. Trump Cheers on Trade War With China As Stocks TumbleAfter Beijing threatened to slap tariffs on 106 U.S. exports Wednesday, markets panicked — and Trump reiterated his enthusiasm for trade war.
  27. China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on American GoodsThis was inevitable.
  28. Trade War Fears Freak Out Markets, Which Should Freak Out TrumpThe stock market has been Trump’s best friend. That isn’t necessarily going to be the case going forward.
  29. Trump Hits China With $50 Billion in Tariffs“This is the first of many,” Trump said as he signed the order. “This is number one — but this is the first of many.”
  30. Latest Jobs Report Is a ‘Dream’ for Wall StreetStrong employment growth and low wage growth is just what the doctor ordered for stocks. But a possible trade war still looms.
  31. Trump Is Already Trying to Scale Back His Trade War Into an Extortion RacketThe president says he’s “flexible” on steel tariffs — and countries are welcome to “negotiate” for an exemption.
  32. Gary Cohn to Resign, Clearing the Way For Trump’s Trade WarThe White House just lost its influential opponent of dumb trade policies.
  33. trade war
    Trump’s Trade Adviser Says No Ally Exemptions From New TariffsPeter Navarro also expects the tariffs to be put in place within a week, meaning the trade war may actually happen.
  34. trade war
    Trump Threatens to Tax European Cars If His Trade War EscalatesThe president says he’ll retaliate against any retaliation.
  35. Did Trump Start a Trade War Because He Was Having a Really Bad Day?No one expects this president to conduct himself in an orderly way, but the announcement of dangerous new tariffs may take the cake.
  36. EU Prepares Tariffs on U.S. Bourbon and Jeans, As Trump Calls for Trade WarThe European Union plans to target industries with ties to the Republican leadership.
  37. Trump (Finally) Declares Trade WarBy slapping high tariffs on steel and aluminum, the president has brought the GOP Establishment nightmare to life.
  38. Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade WarTrump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
  39. Trump Seems to Genuinely Want a Trade War With ChinaBeijing offered to cut its steel production. But Trump passed on the easy political win — insisting that only punitive tariffs would do.
  40. Trump Planning Steel Tariffs To the Horror of Most of His CabinetReturning to one of the “America First” preoccupations of his campaign, Trump is on the brink of imposing steel tariffs on China and other countries.
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