Trump tariff threat

Trump Tweets on Trade Slam Equities and Lift the Dollar

May 6, 2019

On the presumed eve of high level U.S.-Sino trade talks, President Trump has threatened to raise the tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports by 15 percentage points to 25% and to impose tariffs on $325 billion of other imports from China, and he set an or-else deadline of this Friday for a satisfactory deal […] More

Trump’s Latest Comment on Tariffs Stirs Up Fresh Market Anxiety

July 20, 2018

Stocks had performed decently in the Pacific Rim, rising overnight by 2.1% in China, 1.0% in Hong Kong, 0.4% in Australia and 0.9% in Taiwan. The Japanese Nikkei had been an exception, drifting down 0.3%. In an interview with CNBC, President Trump signaled a willingness to impose tariffs on China equal to the sum of […] More

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