Steve Hanke recently set out to prove “why President Trump’s trade message and protectionist policies are rubbish” in a Forbes article. Instead, the Johns Hopkins University economist exposed himself as a word-mincing, logic-twisting sophist—just like every other intellectual . . .
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Tuesday that President Trump’s tariffs wouldn’t hurt American consumers, noting that because the price increase will be “spread over thousands and thousands of products, nobody’s going to . . .
Trump Asks China To Reduce Their Trade Deficit And Stop Intellectual Property Theft This week, the President slapped tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to enhance domestic steel production, to the dismay of liberal economists . . .
3 Ways Trade Deficits Hurt the US Economy Many of America’s most successful business leaders and investors, from Carl Icahn to Warren Buffet, and of course President Trump, think that the trade deficit is hurting America’s economy. . . .
Why America’s Trade Deficit Will be at the Heart of the Next Economic Collapse Ask ten physicists where an asteroid will be in one year and you’ll get one (right) answer. Ask ten economists where . . .
US Trade Deficit Shrunk in May, but Grew Year-to-Date Although President Trump campaigned on shrinking America’s trade deficit, and continues to talk the talk, he has yet to walk the walk. In fact, his administration . . .
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Blasts Trump on Trade; Claims Germany Invests 10x as Much in America as Vice Versa On June 29, 2017, German Chancellor Angela Merkel blasted US President Donald Trump’s administration over its trade . . .
Why You Should Care About The US Trade Deficit President Donald Trump claims the negative US balance of trade—otherwise known as America’s trade deficit—is causing unemployment, and killing America’s economy. This is nothing new: ending . . .
America’s Protectionist History “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell, 1984 We’re taught in school that America’s always been a free-trading nation. America was an . . .
Understanding Currency Devaluation & China’s Other Predatory Trading Tactics For everyone pushing for more trade with China, there’s something you should know. They fight dirty. Over the last few decades, China’s applied relentless economic pressure . . .