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Donald Trump may well “win” his trade war with China. The reality is there will be no true winners; some parties will lose worse than others but America as a whole may be less bloodied than China. If the bluster does turn into a full blown trade war (which is difficult to tell with a coward/bully/bullshit artist like Trump) there will be significant American casualties even in “victory”. Let’s explore. Continue reading Casualties

Analyzing The Announcement

Seemingly out of nowhere President Trump announced that he was about to slap a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on imported aluminum. Rumor is that he made the announcement out of frustration, blindsiding his economic counselors and the White House staff in the process. I think there may be several things at play here and I’d like to outline them in the following paragraphs. Let’s explore. Continue reading Analyzing The Announcement