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How tariffs, trade war fears roil U.S. financial markets

Author: , Post Date: March 9, 2018
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Excerpt below: Trump has stood by the tariffs, despite resistance from his fellow Republicans and other countries, which have vowed to respond with levies of their own, and on Thursday, Trump pressed ahead with the imposition of 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent for aluminum. But he exempted Canada and Mexico, backtracking […]

Trump, Protectionism, Triumph or Truculence?

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: March 2, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

“16 US steel stocks market cap up $1B as a result of tariff announcement today. Rest of S&P 500 down $400B. “Making Americans Poor Again.” (H/T Smails)”. – Doug Kass, March 2, 2018 Readers are invited to research the following words: protectionism, tariffs, quotas, trade barriers, Smoot, Hawley, history, learning from history, lessons of the […]