U.S. Trade Gap Climbs 5% in January to $56.6B
The increase in the trade deficit to a nine-year high "will only add fuel to President Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric ," an economist says.
What Risks Would a Trade War Bring?
President Trump's planned tariffs mean companies should assess risks across business groups and multiple layers of management.
Trump’s Steel Tariff Plan Fuels Trade War Fears
The president promises to rebuild the U.S. steel industry but GOP lawmakers and others fear retaliation from exporting countries.
Trade Policy Jitters Fuel Decline in Solar Jobs
Solar industry jobs fell 3.8% last year, with 71% of companies reporting that a trade dispute over imported panels negatively impacted them.
ITC Backs Crackdown on Solar Panel Imports
The commission recommends tariffs as high as 35% on low-cost imports, siding with solar manufacturers against the installation industry.
Pragmatists, Radicals Vie on U.S. Trade Policy
One way to understand how American trade policy might play out is to analyze two plausible paths.
CFOs Warily Optimistic About Trump
On the upside: tax breaks and the post-election rally in the stock markets. On the downside: Trump’s protectionist plans and his “shock-like” statements.