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Trade Wars

  1. Trump Vows to Pull U.S. Out of WTO If ‘They Don’t Shape Up’Meanwhile, the president is reportedly planning to impose tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods next week.
  2. Trump’s Quiet Assault on Small Newspapers Just Came to an EndThe International Trade Commission ruled that Trump tariffs on newsprint are illegitimate — but not before those duties devastated regional papers.
  3. Despite Talks With China, Trump Is in No Rush to Call Off His Trade WarChina is eager to make a deal, but the administration wants to tighten the screws with more tariffs first.
  4. Why Trump’s Turkey Tariffs Are Worrying InvestorsTrump just suggested that any country whose currency falls against the dollar is a fair target for sanctions, no matter the cause of depreciation.
  5. Trump’s Idea of Paying Down National Debt With Tariffs Is a Bad JokeAs always, Trump’s fiscal math makes no sense.
  6. Trump’s Bailout Won’t Stop the Farm Belt RebellionFarm groups want free trade, not $12 billion in new subsidies — and they’re launching a $2.5 million campaign against tariffs.
  7. the national interest
    Trump-Created European Trade Crisis Averted by Fake DealTrump applies his winning North Korea formula to the European Union: loud threats followed by a totally vague “solution.”
  8. the national interest
    Paul Ryan Unaware Constitution Lets Congress Override Presidential Veto“You would have to pass a law saying ‘don’t raise those tariffs’ and the president would have to sign that law,” says Ryan. Not true!
  9. After Trump’s New Tariff Threat, China Seeks Strategy for RetaliationAs Trump prepares tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, Beijing seeks ways to hit back — without scaring off foreign investors.
  10. China Retaliates With New Tariffs as Trump’s Trade War EscalatesIf Trump retaliates further as promised, there could be no chance to avoid a large-scale trade war with widespread consequences.
  11. global economy
    How Will We Know When the Trade War Starts?The response of our allies shows that Trump has taken the U.S. into unknown territory — and the health of the global economy is on the line.
  12. business
    Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech CompanyThe president says he will help the Chinese phonemaker ZTE, which is struggling after being banned from buying U.S. components.
  13. Xi Jinping Hands Trump a Potential Win on TradeHis conciliatory posture provides a respite — perhaps a temporary one — from the tariff wars.
  14. trade wars
    American Farmers Are Horrified by Trump’s Tariffs“No winners emerge from a trade war and that’s particularly true when it involves food and nutrition.”
  15. ‘Trade Wars Are Good.’ Business Is Scared of Trump for the First Time.Trump has wandered off the reservation before, but this time he might not come back.
  16. trade wars
    Trump Warns Canada That He’s Coming for Its ‘Very Unfair’ Milk PolicyHe vows a new import tax “is not going to be happening for long.”
  17. The 20 Percent Tariff on Mexico That Wasn’tSean Spicer explained the House GOP’s border-adjustment tax poorly. The media assumed the worst. “Fake news” ensued.