Free Trade Is No Longer “Free”

Free Trade Is No Longer “Free”






Free Trade Is No Longer “Free” $BAC US President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to renegotiate trade deals that he blamed for gutting US factories and shipping good-paying jobs overseas has reopened this debate: who benefits from global commerce. Free trade is not free because of other kinds of bureaucratic hurdles that add costs and hinder […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Corn futures falling nearly 2% on a mix of profit-taking after multi-month highs, improving weather in Argentina and uncertainty about how US trade policy will affect exports. The most active Corn contract for March delivery […]






Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising

Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising






Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising $BAC A new Gallup Poll reveals that the American peoples’ views of the economy has brightened following the November Presidential elections as Donald Trump prepares to take over the Oval Office. “This positive swing mostly stems from surging confidence among Republicans and independents who lean Republican, whose index […]






The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership

The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership






The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership China’s position as a global leader on free trade will be enhanced by the death of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), experts told the Boao Forum for Asia in Melbourne Thursday. Deming Chen, President of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits and China’s […]






Union “Rank-and- File” Prefer Donald Trump as US President

Union “Rank-and- File” Prefer Donald Trump as US President






Union “Rank-and-File” Prefer Donald Trump as US President America’s union leaders are not expending a lot of energy trying to win back members drawn to Donald Trump’s populist, anti-trade message. Donald Trump is wooing working-class voters by promising to renegotiate trade deals and bring back lost manufacturing jobs, some unions are re-calibrating their usual election-year […]






Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead”

Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead”






Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead” US President Barack Hussein Obama’s signature Pacific trade deal is unlikely to pass Congress before he leaves office in January, with growing opposition in both parties and the rise of anti-trade rhetoric in current presidential campaign, experts said. While acknowledging the political difficulty in trade, Obama on Tuesday […]






Donald Trump, “Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class”

Donald Trump, “Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class”






Donald Trump,”Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class” Donald Trump took aim at US free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of Globalization that has driven millions of US manufacturing jobs overseas. “This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our […]