President Trump wrapped up his two-day visit to Japan with kind words toward Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but also offered pointed criticism about the U.S. trade deficit with Japan. Trump's stop in Japan, the first in an extensive 12-day…
By PBS NewsHour
The events of the past year have clearly shown that many Americans, whether Democrats or Republicans, have finally rebelled against “free trade.” It is high time.
By Ralph Gomory
Withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership, renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and launching trade actions against China ensure political headlines, but they will not make much difference to the global U.S. trade deficit. Nor will they bring more jobs…
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Euijin Jung
"Donald Trump is not a protectionist. If he imposes tariffs on China or any other country that cheats, all he wants to do is defend America against unfair trade practices," says economist Peter Navarro.
By Paul Solman
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
U.S. stock markets added gains Friday after a mixed trading day, continuing their rare four-day rally and ending their best week since November.
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