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Project Syndicate: What Trump doesn’t get about the link between U.S. savings and trade deficits

Donald Trump doesn’t understand that chronic low savings in the United States are the primary cause of our large trade deficit, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Project Syndicate: Trump has the economics of trade deficits exactly backwards

Donald Trump’s avowed policies will make the trade deficit larger, not smaller, because his fiscal policy will reduce national savings, writes Stephen Roach......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2016

Project Syndicate: Will Trump doom his economic agenda by strong-arming the Fed?

In his campaign, Donald Trump bashed Janet Yellen and called for higher interest rates, but such hawkish monetary policies could backfire by strengthening the dollar and increasing trade deficits, writes Nouriel Roubini......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2016

Project Syndicate: How Trump will make the trade deficit larger, not smaller

Donald Trump’s avowed policies will make the trade deficit larger, not smaller, because his fiscal policy will reduce national savings, writes Stephen Roach......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 25th, 2016

Project Syndicate: Trade policies to help the Rust Belt overlook this key factor

Trump-style trade protection doesn’t help if Detroit is competing with Blue Springs, Miss., home of a Toyota factory......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2017

Project Syndicate: Trump calls Nafta the ‘single worst trade deal’ — but here’s the truth

Negative effects on U.S. manufacturing employment have been small to non-existent, says Laura Tyson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2017

Project Syndicate: The real reason for the trade deficit? Put spending habits

It’s easy to blame foreign governments instead of our own spending, savings and investment choices/.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2017

Trump says he doesn"t fear a trade war with Canada

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he doesn't fear a trade war with Canada, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2017

Trump Administration and World Financial Officials Clash Over Trade

Gary Cohn says the U.S. doesn't want .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 21st, 2017

Capitol Report: There may be a better way for Trump to cut the trade deficit besides focusing on steel

As the president goes to bat for steel, there may be a better way to cut trade deficits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

Trump"s trade plans spell uncertainty for Mexican port

Latin America’s most technologically advanced shipping terminal opened early this month with great fanfare. But the ambitious project faces an uncertain future as U.S. President Trump weighs new trade barriers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2017

Trump"s trade plans spell uncertainty for Mexican port

Latin America’s most technologically advanced shipping terminal opened early this month with great fanfare. But the ambitious project faces an uncertain future as U.S. President Trump weighs new trade barriers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2017

Trump"s Trade Plans Spell Uncertainty for Mexican Port

Latin America’s most technologically advanced shipping terminal opened early this month with great fanfare. But the ambitious project faces an uncertain future as U.S. President Trump weighs new trade barriers......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 16th, 2017

Trump is a barrier to tourism

I was so happy to see your article “To offset the Trump effect, city woos Mexican tourists." I am launching a new business, Crossing Bridges LLC. Our second project was to bring two groups of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 16th, 2017

Project Syndicate: It’s too late to compensate free trade’s losers

Business and policy elites think the losers from free trade could be compensated for their losses, but Dani Rodrik argues that it’s too late for that......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2017

Project Syndicate: What I tell my non-American friends about Trump

This is what Joseph Nye says when his non-American friends ask him what in the world is going on in Donald Trump’s America......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2017

Project Syndicate: Trump, Republicans naive about passage of tax reform

Donald Trump and his congressional allies are wrong to think passing tax reform will be any easier than the failed attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, writes Nouriel Roubini......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2017

Trump Is Considering an Executive Order That Could Lead to Additional Import Duties

Trump has made reducing U.S. trade deficits a key focus of his economic agenda. U.S. Preside.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 10th, 2017

Donald Trump’s review of trade deficits is a blast from the past

“WE are in a trade war,” said Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump’s commerce secretary, on March 31st. That day Mr Trump duly loosed off a couple of warning shots, announcing two .....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsApr 6th, 2017

Donald Trump’s review of trade deficits is a blast from the past

“WE are in a trade war,” said Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump’s commerce secretary, on March 31st. That day Mr Trump duly loosed off a couple of warning shots, announcing.....»»

Category: economicsSource: economistApr 6th, 2017

Analysis: What"s Really Driving the Trade Deficit With China

Before President Trump can shrink America's lopsided trade deficits - with China or anyone else - he first must recognize what's driving them......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsApr 4th, 2017