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  • 'Tariffs are coming': GM's massive layoffs could spur Trump to hit imported cars and trucks with tariffs, a potentially devastating move

    General Motors announced that the automaker will stop producing cars at three North American plants and reduce its salaried workforce by 15%. According to some analysts, GM's move could convince President Donald Trump to move forward with tariffs on imported cars and trucks. But given Trump's fickle approach to trade policy, a swift reaction isn't guaranteed. General Motors' announcement that the company would shutter three North American factories — two in the US —could help inspire President...

    Business Insider
  • Why China Should Remove All Trade Tariffs

    Authored by Alasdair Macleod via, I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It will always be the best way to max out our economic power. We are right now taking in $billions in tariffs. MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN @realDonaldTrump tweet 10:04EST, 4 December 2018 It is widely understood by economists of most theoretical persuasions that trade tariffs are a bad idea, but President...

    Zero Hedge
  • Haass: Trade deal important accomplishment

    The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico signed a new trade agreement here Friday, a development that President Donald Trump called 'a truly groundbreaking achievement.' The panel discusses.