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SHTFplan: NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by Ron Paul at the Ron Paul Institute Last week the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Sadly, instead of replacing NAFTA’s managed trade with true […]

Daily Dose Of IRONY: Mexico Deports 400 Caravan Marchers For Entering Country Illegally

One of the biggest bits of news on all mainstream media channels is the caravan of illegal immigrants heading toward the United States border with Mexico intending to demand entry into the country. But from this big story comes a heavy dose of irony as Mexico deports 400 marchers for entering Mexico illegally. According to […]

In 2002, President Bush Imposed 30% Steel Tariffs; This Is What Happened Next

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge In an eerie analogue of what is about to take place, on March 5, 2002 President George W. Bush imposed tariffs as high as 30% on global steel imports. The temporary tariffs of 8–30% were originally scheduled to remain in effect until 2005. They were […]

Goldman Expects Trump To Withdraw From NAFTA, Congress Readies For A Fight

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 20, 2017 7:45 PM With NAFTA negotiations going badly, Goldman Sachs has published a report, “Thoughts on the Potential US Withdrawal from NAFTA”, that concludes that the US is likely to withdraw from the trade agreement next year “At this point, efforts at revising the agreement look likely to be unsuccessful, though a […]

NAFTA Worries Take Toll, Yellen’s Best Guess Supports Greenback

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / Oct 16, 2017 (Greetings from San Francisco, where I will be speaking at a CFA seminar on currencies tomorrow.  The rebuilding from destruction of the of hurricanes in Texas and the Southeast  US has already begun and the distortion to US high frequency data is seen nearly every day.  Some data, like auto sales and retail […]

NAFTA Worries Take Toll, Yellen’s Best Guess Supports Greenback

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / October 17, 2017 (Greetings from San Francisco, where I will be speaking at a CFA seminar on currencies tomorrow.  The rebuilding from destruction of the of hurricanes in Texas and the Southeast  US have already begun and the distortion to US high frequency data is seen nearly every day.  Some data, like auto […]

Bombastic Trump Threatens to Shut Down Government if Congress Does Not Approve the Wall

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / August 23, 2017 In a fiery speech tonight, President Trump demanded funding for a wall, threatening to shut down the government if he does not get his way. In the same speech, he proclaimed he would likely terminate NAFTA. President Trump at #PhoenixRally: "Believe me, if we have to close down our government, […]

Are You a “Trump Alarmist”?

financialsense.com / FS STAFF / 05/08/2017 Under Trump’s “America first” policy, fears of the United States taking a more protectionist stance are justified, Reva stated. “That said, there has been a lot of alarmism, which I believe has been overblown.” The reality is, a single individual isn’t going to be able to entirely disrupt the global trade order as […]

Peso Plunges As White House Plans NAFTA Withdrawal Executive Order

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Apr 26, 2017 11:54 AM The Mexican Peso is tumbling (and Loonie extending yesterday’s timber-tariff-driven losses), as Politico reports, the Trump administration is considering an executive order on withdrawing the U.S. from NAFTA, according to two White House officials. Politico reports that a draft order has been submitted for the final stages […]

“Not Going To Risk A Shutdown Over Anything”: Democrats Get Trump And GOP to Abandon Border Wall

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at the Economic Collapse Blog. Editor’s Comment: It all boils down to politics; there’s the politics of the campaign, and then there’s the real politics of Washington deal making and budgets. Who knows if there will ever be a border wall, or if a better […]