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Old 08-08-2018, 02:42 PM
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This company is laying off almost all its workers because of tariffs

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https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/08/new...uts/index.html
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:17 PM
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CBO Cuts U.S. Growth Forecast Amid Warnings on Trade Spats

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...de-uncertainty

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The Congressional Budget Office slightly lowered its forecast for U.S. economic growth for this year, and warned of increasing uncertainty from American plans to widen tariffs.

The U.S. economy is projected to expand 3.1 percent this year, down from a previous forecast in April of 3.3 percent, the non-partisan group said in a report on Monday. The expansion will ease to 2.4 percent in 2019, unchanged from April’s projection, on slowing growth in business investment and government purchases, the CBO said.

“Despite the volatility in the rate of GDP growth in the first and second quarters of the year, CBO expects the momentum underlying that growth to largely continue into the second half of the year before slowing gradually in subsequent years,” the group said.
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Old 08-16-2018, 10:31 AM
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Trump’s tariffs are hurting our farmers

CA’s very Red Central Valley farmers are feeling the hurt, big time. They are not included in Donny’s idiotic relief package, either. Hopefully they will realize just how unhelpful Donny’s biggest Central Valley supporter, Devin Nunes, has been for them, and vote his sorry ass out.

https://www.modbee.com/opinion/edito...216633785.html
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Old 08-18-2018, 06:47 PM
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The rash of drug overdoses you’ve been reading about are due to synthetic drugs, mostly from Mexico and China. Donny’s rudeness and stupidity on trade is making things much worse. It’s his idiot base that is being effected the most. Ignorance and belligerence have consequences, never good ones.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...721_story.html

Keith Humphreys, a professor of psychiatry and a drug policy expert at the Stanford University School of Medicine, said the United States is poorly positioned to have an impact in China’s illicit supply of fentanyl because of the ongoing feud over tariffs between the Trump administration and Beijing.

“They could help us, but they’re not going to,” said Humphreys, who spent a year in the Obama administration’s Office of National Drug Control Policy. The way to enlist the Chinese is “carefully, respectfully, and not on the front page or on Twitter.”
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Old 08-28-2018, 09:31 AM
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Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal Looks Like a Lemon

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump...072040383.html
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Old 09-05-2018, 05:27 PM
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US trade deficit jumps by the most in 3 years

The U.S. trade deficit increased to a five-month high in July.

Exports of soybeans and civilian aircraft declined and imports hit a record high, suggesting that trade could be a drag on economic growth in the third quarter.

The Commerce Department said the trade gap jumped 9.5 percent to $50.1 billion, widening for a second straight month.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/05/us-t...n-3-years.html

Anyone else tired of all this “winning” yet?
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Old 09-10-2018, 07:03 AM
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'If this tariff takes effect, we are out of business': Small companies warn of widespread layoffs and shutdowns if Trump doesn’t back down from a trade war with China

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-...162800106.html

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'If this tariff takes effect, we are out of business': Small companies warn of widespread layoffs and shutdowns if Trump doesn’t back down from a trade war with China

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-...162800106.html

MAGA!
So much for 'hands off' conservative mantra when it comes to picking winners and losers in the marketplace.

Freakin' hypocrites.
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