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SHTFplan: Turkey Files Complaint With WTO Over US Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum Products

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. A second country has now filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the United States’ insistence on ramping up a trade war.  Turkey, following in China’s footsteps, filed the complaint after the US imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum products coming from the country. “Turkey […]

Trade War Intensifies: China Files Complaint With WTO Over US Tariffs

China is now seeking legal relief from the tariffs imposed by the United States on over $200 billion worth of goods imported. China’s complaint with the World Trade Organization alleges that the imposition of the tariffs by the US is illegal and nothing more than thinly veiled attempts at protectionism. This WTO complaint is just […]

The End For The Economy? Dow Falls On Fears Of Trade War Between China And US

The Dow fell 430 points or 1.7% on fears about a political crisis in Italy and renewed trade tensions between the United States and China. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq slipped 1.4% and 0.9% apiece. The White House also announced Tuesday that it would impose 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods from China and […]

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 […]

The 10 “Grey Swans” Events For 2018

One of the traditional push backs against attempts to predict “black swan” events is that they are by default unpredictable, rendering the entire exercise moot. However, for the second year in a row, Nomura’s Bilal Hafeez has found a loophole, or rather loop-animal: the grey swan. As Hafeez writes, while he would like to be […]

Trump Set To Accuse China Of “Economic Aggression” On Monday

Just a few short days after Chinese regulators gave the greenlight to petro-yuan futures trading, signaling an escalation in the war against dollar hegemony, President Trump is reportedly set to accuse China of "economic aggression" in efforts to "undermine international order" during his national security strategy speech on Monday. The last week has more intriguing […]

The WTO: Useless For Trade, Useful For The State

Authored by Carmen Elena Dorob?? via The Mises Institute, This week WTO officials will gather in Buenos Aires for their 11th ministerial conference. There is very little hope that any of the deals on the agenda will be reached, as both the WTO’s negotiations and its dispute settlement system have long been paralyzed by political bickering […]

In APEC Speech, Trump Slams China, WTO And TPP For Holding Back His “Indo-Pacific Dream”

Trump may have sensed that he appeared too conciliatory towards President Xi and China during his visit to Beijing, and so shortly after doubling down on his parting message to China by tweeting that “I don’t blame China, I blame the incompetence of past Admins for allowing China to take advantage of the U.S. on […]

The Globalists Are Systematically Destroying America’s Middle Class

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, When people are dependent on the government they are much easier to control. We are often told that we are not “compassionate” when we object to the endless expansion of government social programs, but that is not how the debate should be framed. In America today, […]

Three Cheers For MEP Dan Hannan: Why Not A Better Brexit Deal For Everyone?

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The EU values political correctness more than jobs. The result was a collapse in support for Angela Merkel, and the rise of AfD and FDP in Germany. Let’s not forget Marine Le Pen in France, Beppe Grillo in Italy, and the far right in Austria. For the sake of […]