If the president wants to proceed against [the national debt] with tariffs, dangerous times lie ahead for the world.
Second to Twitter, Trump’s rhetoric about trade is his most powerful weapon.
President Donald Trump came to Japan and held talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. At a joint press conference, Trump expressed solidarity with the prime minister, criticizing North Korea’s nuclear testing and missile launches as “a threat … to peace and stability” and looked to strengthen Japan – U.S. [Read more]
While it may be that Trump's positions may not have a major effect on trade or economic relations as a whole, they have to be generating concern on the part of many working in trade, investment and financial or money markets.
The main problem with this economic view is that it is anchored in the past.