Trade deficits, you see, do not just disappear and tax revenues soar because you block imports. Donald Trump needs a new big idea.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
President Barack Obama on Friday lifted U.S. economic sanctions on the former pariah state of Myanmar, the culmination of years of rapprochement that Obama has worked to facilitate.
By Vikram Mansharamani
The potential ripples of this far-off event are a useful reminder of how interconnected our daily lives are with global developments.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debated for 94 minutes in their first public face-off Monday night. During that time, the candidates rattled off accusations, numbers and “he said, she said” quotes. But what was true, what wasn’t and what needed…
Trade economist Gordon Hanson says American blue-collar jobs have gone away as a result of China's rise, but not because of unfair trade practices.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman traveled to the Keystone suit plant outside of Cleveland, Ohio, to discuss Hillary Clinton's stance on trade with Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown…
In our news wrap Tuesday, polls opened in several high-profile primaries. In Florida, Sen. Marco Rubio (R) appears poised to maintain his seat, while Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) faces stiff competition from Tim Canova. In Arizona, Sen. John McCain…
By PBS NewsHour
This year’s presidential election has emphasized the trio of trade, globalization and jobs. For the next three weeks, Making Sen$e’s Paul Solman will dive into the candidates’ perspectives on these issues. He starts with Donald Trump, whose trade rhetoric tends…
"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 Wiseman, Associated Press
An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on trade.
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