Category Archives: Tariffs

Trade-War Drums: Is Mexico Ready to Fire at the US Corn Belt?

Trade-War Drums: Is Mexico Ready to Fire at the US Corn Belt? https://wolfstreet.com/2018/06/09/trade-war-drums-is-mexico-ready-to-fire-at-the-us-corn-belt/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: It would be suicide of sorts, but not beyond Mexico’s possible actions…

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Trump at G-7 floats end to all tariffs, threatens major penalties for countries that don’t agree

Trump at G-7 floats end to all tariffs, threatens major penalties for countries that don’t agree – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/trump-floats-end-to-all-tariffs-threatens-major-penalties-for-countries-that-dont-agree/2018/06/09/a06350be-6bf1-11e8-bea7-c8eb28bc52b1_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c3753a647ff5 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Makes sense, this will be a major win for President Trump, if … Continue reading

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What exactly are Trump’s tariffs, and how would they work?

What exactly are Trump’s tariffs, and how would they work? – CBS News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/what-are-tariffs-and-how-would-they-work-trump-2018-06-02/ Re-posted from CBS News. Geoff Geoff comments: Read, and learn…

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Trump pledges to help Chinese phonemaker ZTE ‘get back into business’

Trump pledges to help Chinese phonemaker ZTE ‘get back into business’ – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/05/13/trump-pledges-to-help-chinese-phone-maker-zte-get-back-into-business/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.758574394abb Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: When you cast a wide net, you sometimes catch beyond what was intended…

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Trump’s next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

Trump’s next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store? https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs-analysis/trumps-next-100-billion-tariff-dilemma-hit-wal-mart-or-apple-store-idUSKBN1HR2YC?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: President trump plays a formidable game of international/domestic three dimensional economic chess…

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Trump pushes back against market fears of US-China trade war

Trump pushes back against market fears of US-China trade war – CNNPolitics https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/04/politics/trump-no-trade-war-china/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: President Trump is not stupid, the US Trade balance will improve, and the US will be better off…

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Why China’s Soybean Tariff Changed Everything

Why China’s Soybean Tariff Changed Everything – The Burning Platform https://www.theburningplatform.com/2018/04/04/why-chinas-soybean-tariff-changed-everything/ Re-posted from The Burning Platfrom. Geoff Geoff Comments: Bullseye! China went after the American Farmer…

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Chinese ambassador to US: We will take measures to fight back very soon

Chinese ambassador to US: We will take measures to fight back very soon https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/03/chinese-ambassador-to-us-we-will-take-measures-to-fight-back-very-soon.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: China knows how to hurt America, they will aim the Tariff conflict directly  at US farmers…

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China Slaps Tariffs On US Imports Including Pork, Nuts And Wine

China Slaps Tariffs On US Imports Including Pork, Nuts And Wine | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-01/china-slaps-tariffs-us-imports-including-pork-nuts-and-wine Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: The Tariff escalations begin…

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Mapping Where Global Tariffs Are Highest And Lowest

Mapping Where Global Tariffs Are Highest And Lowest | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-26/mapping-where-global-tariffs-are-highest-and-lowest Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: It’s a complicated world…

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