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The Real Impact of Steel Tariffs

Even though I attended University of Iowa College of Business pursuing a degree in Finance and Marketing over 15 years ago, I still remember a professor telling us that if anyone every really wanted to tank the economy and cause a recession the easiest way to do that would be to put a tariff on…

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China Says It Will Hit Back

Coming under the No, Not Really file… Donald Trump announced stiff tariffs on China. Then, surprise, surprise, surprise (who would have thought it?), China has retaliated. Writing in Politico, Megan Cassella reports that China to slap tariffs on 128 U.S. goods. In particular, she notes, “China will impose a 15 percent tariff increase on goods…

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Section 8

I admit that I live in Canada. But I went to school in New York. I can recall reading the US Constitution. So, when Mr. Trump said last week that he was going to impose a tariff on steel and aluminum imports, I was puzzled. I just looked. Section 8 reads: “1: The Congress shall…

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