Donald Trump
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Trump Pushing Hard to Reach NAFTA Agreement

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With critical political deadlines fast approaching, the Trump administration is racing to strike a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement by early May — with an eye toward forcing a congressional vote on a new pact by the end of the year.

Don Lee | Los Angeles Times
April 24, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Says Mnuchin Going to China to Negotiate Trade in Days

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will depart for China to negotiate over U.S. trade disputes within days, President Donald Trump said.

Justin Sink and Saleha Mohsin | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2018
Government, Business

US Hints at China Truce as World Warns of Trade-War Threat

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s considering a trip to China amid a trade dispute with Beijing that finance chiefs warn could derail the global economic upswing.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

While Trump Has His Eye on Gasoline, Diesel Price Is Sneaking Up

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As national average gasoline pump prices climb to near $3 a gallon for the first time since late 2014, the President Donald Trump made it known that he won’t stand for OPEC’s cartel tricks. Bad news, Mr. President: Diesel prices are there.

Laura Blewitt | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2018
Business

Global Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

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Trade tensions between the United States and China risk eroding business and investor confidence, even as global growth enjoys its best upswing in years.

Enda Curran and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
April 20, 2018
Government, Business

Fed Economists Say Tariffs More Likely to Kill Than Create Jobs

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U.S. President Donald Trump may hope his tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will create new jobs, or at least protect existing ones. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said the opposite outcome was more likely.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Everybody Loses in Trade War, Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Says

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President Donald Trump has tweeted “trade wars are good, and easy to win. Don’t believe it, the president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce told Tampa business and political leaders April 18.

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
April 19, 2018
Government, Business

Trucking Industry Leaders Join Trump to Tout Tax Reform

Leathers Werner CEO Derek Leathers speaks at the event (Tonn Ostergard/Crete)

A trucking executive and truck driver joined President Donald Trump at the podium during an April 12 White House Rose Garden event held to discuss the effects the tax reform law passed by Congress in December had on businesses.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2018
Government, Business

Stock Selloff Deepens Amid Trump Trade Jabs

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The selloff in U.S. stocks deepened April 6 as the White House’s latest trade bluster rattled global financial markets.

Jeremy Herron and Janine Wolf | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says There’s ‘Level of Risk’ of US-China Trade War

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there is “a level of risk” that the tariff dispute between the United States and China will erupt into a full-scale trade war, though he’s “cautiously optimistic” that the world’s two largest economies will resolve differences through negotiations.

Justin Sink | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2018

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