Category: International Trade
And then the president said this about Saudi Arabia:
P.S. after some assurances that the US would be immune from oil price fluctuations…gasoline was up a nickel already yesterday afternoon.
Wisconsin GOP Touts Unratified USMCA Trade Pact
I mean what’s up with that? But in the past few days Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald praised the value of the USMC trade agreement to Wisconsin farmers. Well it isn’t valuable yet…cause it hasn’t been ratified in Washington. And then State Senate Tom Tiffany praised its advantages in his…
Costs: Tariffs OK, Minimum Wage OMG!
As we have seen all along…President Trump’s tariff driven trade war is creating havoc around the country. Small businesses are paying higher costs for essential raw supplies. Farmers have lost overseas markets for their agricultural products and are going out of business in record numbers. Consumers will start seeing price…
Trump Hereby Orders Foxconn To Make iPhones in WI!
Most of you have probably seen President Trumps tweet ordering American companies to move production out of China. He can’t actually do that but he can increase tariffs and change trade policies to the point to cause that to happen eventually. But in case you missed them: In a Washington…
Trump Finally Comes Clean On Tariffs
Most of us have known all along that American businesses are paying the tariffs that the president has levied on imported Chinese goods…and in many cases have had to pass along all or part of those tariffs as price increases on the goods that they sell to the American consumer….
So Is The Economy Robust Or Not?
That might be a little confusing if all you are working with is the president’s tweets. Last week the economy was roaring because of the president…great employment rate…record Dow…you know stuff like that. He managed to intimidate the Fed into lowering their benchmark rate. Bigly robust economy. And then? Any…
I am tired of winning the trade war
just sayin’…after China devalued their currency over the weekend…the Dow took a 700 point tumble today. Thanks Trump!
Wisconsin Farmers Aren’t Over the Hump
Of course most of Wisconsin already knows that but during his visit to Milwaukee in one of his now ‘patented’ rallies, President Donald Trump exclaimed that they were! President Donald Trump raised $3 million in Wisconsin cash on Friday touring Milwaukee to promote a new trade deal he says will…
Dichotomy About Manufacturing Jobs: Reality vs. Donald Trump
President Donald Trump visited Milwaukee yesterday and scooped up $3 million in campaign donations and extolled the increase in manufacturing jobs resulting from his tariff war. Except…that’s not the reality. During his speech at Derco Aerospace (a division of Lockheed-Grumman that is being prosecuted for overcharging the US Navy), the…