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Trump Calls Trade Wars ‘Good’ and ‘Easy to Win’

Trump Calls Trade Wars ‘Good’ and ‘Easy to Win’

A steel production site in Germany. The European Union, Germany, Canada and other nations have threatened retaliation since President Trump announced plans for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
Wall St., Rattled by Fears of Trade War, Has Rocky Open Before Gaining Ground

Wall St., Rattled by Fears of Trade War, Has Rocky Open Before Gaining Ground

A steel worker in Duisburg, Germany. Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff, the president of the German Steel Federation, said President Trump’s proposed tariffs plan “clearly infringes” on World Trade Organization
The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Buckets of steel pipes waiting to be loaded onto a cargo ship in China. American steel producers have long complained about unfair practices.
The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Buckets of steel pipes waiting to be loaded onto a cargo ship in China. American steel producers have long complained about unfair practices.

Stocks Drop as Trump’s Tariffs Rattle Markets

Stock markets fell 2 percent Thursday, before a partial recovery. Investors are worried that the tariffs could disrupt global economic growth.

Stocks Drop as Trump’s Tariffs Rattle Markets

Stock markets fell 2 percent Thursday, before a partial recovery. Investors are worried that the tariffs could disrupt global economic growth.
Trump to Impose Sweeping Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Trump to Impose Sweeping Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

A steel furnace in Germany. At a White House meeting on Thursday, President Trump said that he did not want any nation to be exempted from the order.
Trump to Impose Sweeping Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Trump to Impose Sweeping Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

A steel furnace in Germany. At a White House meeting on Thursday, President Trump said that he did not want any nation to be exempted from the order.

Economic View: Why Economists Are Worried About International Trade

The Trump administration has imposed a tariff on imported solar panels, raising questions about America’s commitment to free trade. This solar panel array is on a roof in Queens.
China’s Trade Investigation Takes Aim at Trump’s Voter Base

China’s Trade Investigation Takes Aim at Trump’s Voter Base

A sorghum field in Plainview, Tex. The United States exported about 4.8 million tons of sorghum to China in 2017, worth about $1 billion, accounting for nearly all of China’s imports of the grain last
China’s Trade Investigation Takes Aim at Trump’s Voter Base

China’s Trade Investigation Takes Aim at Trump’s Voter Base

A sorghum field in Plainview, Tex. The United States exported about 4.8 million tons of sorghum to China in 2017, worth about $1 billion, accounting for nearly all of China’s imports of the grain last
At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Liu He, a top economic policy adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, drew a full house to his presentation during a meeting of global business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Liu He, a top economic policy adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, drew a full house to his presentation during a meeting of global business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Liu He, a top economic policy adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, drew a full house to his presentation during a meeting of global business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Liu He, a top economic policy adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, drew a full house to his presentation during a meeting of global business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
Op-Ed Contributor: How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

Op-Ed Contributor: How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

A new tariff on solar panels is likely to reduce the number of jobs for installers, which is the fastest-growing job category in the country.
Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

The ABD solar farm in Asheboro, N.C., above. North Carolina is the second-largest generator of solar electricity after California.
Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

The ABD solar farm in Asheboro, N.C., above. North Carolina is the second-largest generator of solar electricity after California.
Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

The ABD solar farm in Asheboro, N.C., above. North Carolina is the second-largest generator of solar electricity after California.