trade

  1. Coyote

    Wal-Mart Says Tariffs Will Increase Consumer Prices

    They have two choices basically: Accept lower profits for their shareholders, or increase costs for consumers. Which do you think they'll choose? There is a third option, they could just get rid of as many workers as possible. Surely that won't hurt local economies in the Midwest, right...
  2. L

    Trump support dips among farmers as trade war wallops agriculture

    President Donald Trump received about 70 percent of the vote among farmers in 2016, but a new poll from Farm Journal Research shows that percentage slipping. Still, it found more than 50 percent of farmers remain favorable in their views toward Trump. Trump's support is strongest among younger...
  3. S

    Balance of trade understated effect upon their nation's domestic production.

    Balances of trade understate their effects upon their nation's domestic production. Nation's balances of international trade are determined by the total net prices of their globally traded goods and service products which contribute to trade surplus nations' and reduce trade deficit nations'...
  4. D

    From trade to transcripts, it's FACT CHECK FRIDAY

    From trade to transcripts, it's FACT CHECK FRIDAY By JUSTIN FISHEL ################################################################################ This is a very good report that outlines what has been said by Trump, etc. and how it actually is.
  5. Friday13

    Trump declares a victory in his trade war. Skepticism is warranted.

    This pretty much sums it up: "claiming victory is one thing; demonstrating it is another. And Trump has shown more of a knack for the former than the latter." His only "victories" are in his deluded alternate reality. Trump declares a victory in his trade war. Skepticism is warranted.
  6. bajisima

    Trump gets concessions from the EU to avoid a trade war

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured concessions from Europe, averting a trade war, the Dow Jones News Wire reported, citing a European Union official. The report came shortly before Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker were scheduled to brief the press at a joint...
  7. J

    How can America eliminate its massive trade deficit?

    If trade deficits are good for a country, why is it that everyone else wants a trade surplus? Why is it okay for China and Mexico to have trade barriers but not America? Why does Trump oppose foreign outsourcing but his and his daughter's own products are made abroad? Thanks!
  8. T

    Trump turns up the heat on trade: 'Tariffs are the greatest!'

    You here that? The president tweeting that tariff's are the greatest. Indeed, what could be better than stifling current economic growth by seeking a myriad of complex unilateral deals in a global market which the American consumer will pay out of the nose for, all in an effort to bring...
  9. RNG

    China using Russian strategy in trade war with America

    Basically, several experts think China will simply devalue their currency (even more) to minimize the effect of tariffs and just wait it out. That was Russia's strategy and it was quite successful. That is successful for a government that doesn't have to worry about getting elected so can ride...
  10. bajisima

    Canadians still visiting the US despite trade flap

    The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to be having an impact on tourism. The number of Canadians heading south has grown this year, and the flap between Trump and Trudeau after last month's G7 summit in Quebec didn't change...
  11. Goofball

    Trump's trade tariffs could bring major benefits to America.

    Once again, Trump doing exactly what he campaigned on has lefties running around with their hair on fire. Trump's trade critics are wrong -- His tariffs could bring major benefits to America | Fox News
  12. B

    Trump's private threat to upend global trade

    I swear it never ends. There's always some toy flying out of the playpen as he tantrums. So. Opinions? Should we leave? Why or why not. Axios Why this matters: A U.S. withdrawal from the WTO would send global markets into a spiral and cast trillions of dollars of trade into doubt. It would...
  13. Chief

    Why Trump is wrong on tariffs and trade

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/to-see-why-trump-is-wrong-on-tariffs-and-trade-just-look-at-his-iphone/ar-AAyS4vl?ocid=spartandhp A good read. This is what happens when you elect an amateur to such an important role.
  14. Dittohead not!

    Dow Futures Tank as Trade War Fears Grip Wall Street

    Dow Futures Tank as Trade War Fears Grip Wall Street The economic recovery for which Trump likes to claim credit may be about to end.
  15. S

    Trade balance's economic importance.

    Trade balance's economic importance. Annual trade deficits indicate the nation has consumed more products than it has produced. That occurs when imports have “crowded out” the nation's domestic products from the marketplaces. The amount of a nation's net trade balance can only account for the...
  16. S

    Trade deficits indicate the nation consumed more than it produced.

    Trade deficits indicate the nation consumed more than it produced. Annual trade deficits indicate the nation consumed more than it produced. Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP and thus to their numbers of jobs. I'm among the proponents of the improved...
  17. BigLeRoy

    So This Is What A Trade War Does To The Stock Market

    Now that we are in a GENUINE trade war, as opposed to merely threats of a trade war, how is that affecting the stock market? Well, look and see: Global stocks sink as Trump ups the stakes in China trade fight
  18. Friday13

    AP Fact Check: Trump's goosey claims on trade, jobs

    There's reality...and then there's tRump reality... AP Fact Check: Trump's goosey claims on trade, jobs
  19. the watchman

    GOP support growing for anti-Trump trade bill,

    GOP support for legislation limiting President Trump’s authority to impose tariffs is growing even as Republicans express wariness about escalating an intraparty trade fight with the White House months before the midterm elections. Senate Republicans are starting to rally around a bill backed...
  20. D

    Koch brothers taking on Trump with free trade campaign

    Koch brothers taking on Trump with free trade campaign By Jonathan Karl and Arlette Saenz ==================================================== That can't be any too good for Trump and his image by any means. Those powerful groups and Republican people are now opposing him on the...