Tag: trade deficit

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump’s trade mantra is ‘speak loudly and wave your stick around,’ says investment chief

May 22, 2018


Donald Trump’s approach to foreign relations has never been subtle. But the president’s recent declarations about leveling the trade playing field with China, premised on market competition, are more political than economic, the chief executive of Barings said Tuesday. “It’s […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

How the US Created a $500 Billion Trade Deficit

July 24, 2017

Via: GOBankingRates

The U.S. trade deficit is a common news story. At $505 billion last year, it’s the largest trade deficit in the world. In fact, it’s more than four times larger than Great Britain’s trade deficit, the country with the second-highest […]