Why Trade Wars Are Inevitable
Trump’s trade wars aren’t just about him or China—but global economic imbalances that the next U.S. administration will still have to address.
The Pretend Trade Deal
Both the United States and China want a bargain. But they’re fooling themselves if they think it’s happening.
Are China and the West Headed for a Cold War in the Skies?
As the U.S.-China trade war heats up, Beijing and Moscow could ditch Boeing and Airbus and make their own planes together—but it won’t be good news for passengers or airlines.
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The U.S.-China trade war reignites, the Fed takes bold action, and a U.S.-Russia nuclear treaty comes to an end.
Trump Hired Robert Lighthizer to Win a Trade War. He Lost.
The Trump administration’s obsession with trade threats, tariffs, and bullying both allies and rivals into submission was based on an ambitious theory. It turned out to be a fallacy.
2 Charts That Show How China Is Pulling Out of the United States
Beijing’s annual investments have plummeted from a 2016 peak to an eight-year low in 2018.
Japan’s Trade War Is as Futile as Trump’s
Tokyo’s temper tantrum over history is mostly hurting itself.
China Is Bluffing in the Trade War
Chinese leaders say they can effectively retaliate against Trump’s tariffs. They’re wrong.
The Fed Is Trump’s Secret Ally in the Trade War
By lowering interest rates, the body is cushioning the blow of tariffs and convincing the president that they are working.
Huawei’s PR Campaign Comes Straight From the Party’s Playbook
The trade war is showing how deep Beijing’s global influence runs.
Boeing’s Crisis Strengthens Beijing’s Hand
In its trade standoff with the United States, China’s Ace could be the 737 Max.
Build the Wall—To Keep Out the BMWs and Benzes
Trump’s threatened trade war against European cars would hurt America most.
The United States Doesn’t Have Your Back
The Trump administration’s message to Canada and other U.S. allies is clear: If you take heat for helping Washington, you’re on your own.
Trump Took on the Fed, but What Can He Do About Apple?
American companies and markets are suffering collateral damage from U.S. trade war with China.
The Pieces Are in Place for a Grand Bargain With China
Trade war is hurting everyone, but it has a geopolitical solution.