Why nothing seems to be stopping Trump’s trade war

President Trump is remaking the global trade order without significant political resistance or penalty, unchecked by a largely compliant Congress and bolstered by the loyalty of his supporters — even those likely to be hurt… Read More

Trump’s Art of the No Deal (revised and updated)

by Robert Reich Trump promised to be America’s dealmaker in chief. “We need a leader that wrote The Art of the Deal,” he said in the speech announcing his candidacy. “I’m a negotiator. I’ve done… Read More

As tariffs near, Trump’s business empire retains ties to China

As the Trump administration initiates a possible trade war with China, the president’s businesses continue to benefit from partnerships involving the Chinese government, via state-backed companies and investors. Chinese government-backed firms are slated to work… Read More

Trump says he won’t sign any NAFTA deal until after midterms

President Trump said Sunday he is “not happy” with the revised NAFTA deal that his administration has been hammering out with Canada and Mexico and he doesn’t want to sign any new agreement until after… Read More

A leaked draft bill ordered by President Trump would see the U.S. effectively abandon the WTO – Axios

Axios has obtained a leaked draft of a Trump administration bill — ordered by the president himself — that would declare America’s abandonment of fundamental World Trade Organization rules. Why it matters: The draft legislation… Read More

UK-focused firms have struggled since Brexit vote, analysis finds

Businesses that earn most of their profits abroad have benefited since the Brexit vote from an inflow of funds from investors at the expense of domestic companies that rely on sales in the UK, according… Read More