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What Do Investors Need To Know About Trump's Anti-Mexico Attacks?

The first few weeks of 2017 have been marked by a troublesome sequence of events in the arena of U.S.-Mexico relations. Donald Trump is pushing forward with a strident anti-Mexico campaign on Twitter but serious questions remain about whether Trump is merely showboating or if he might be willing to …

Why China Doesn't Need The U.S. For Trade

During his election campaign, President Donald Trump threatened to impose 35% to 45% tariffs on Chinese imports to force China into renegotiating its trade balance with the U.S. The immediate result of that would be a fierce trade war that America would almost certainly lose. And while we don’t …

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

Globalization

Mexican farmer's daughter: NAFTA destroyed us

If you ask President Donald Trump, Mexico won the lottery almost 25 years ago when it signed NAFTA, the free trade deal with the United States and Canada.<p>"It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers of jobs and companies lost," Trump tweeted on Jan. 26.<p>But if you …

Mexico

Adios America, hola world? Mexico pivots away from U.S.

Gustavo Bojalil is calling President Trump's bluff -- in his own way.<p>As the owner of a textile factory in Mexico, Bojalil is naturally worried about President Trump's rhetoric on imposing tariffs on Mexican goods or ripping up the free trade deal NAFTA. About 20% of the clothes from his factory end …

Mexico Could Soon Be Debating a Bill That Would Hit U.S. Farmers Hard

Since the start of his campaign in the summer of 2015, President Donald Trump has kept Mexico firmly in the crosshairs of his trade and immigration …

Why Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America's Farmers More Than Mexico's

Garland Reiter is one of the people behind the rise in imported food from Mexico.<p>His family has been growing strawberries in California for generations and selling them under the name Driscoll's. Today, it's the biggest berry producer in the world.<p>In the early 1990s, the Reiter family started …

Calling Donald Trump’s anti-NAFTA bluff, Mexico is looking to get its corn from elsewhere

US president Donald Trump’s threats to upend existing free-trade agreements so far amount to bluster, but that’s not stopping Mexico from taking steps to protect itself.<p>In a move to safeguard his country’s national interests, Mexican deputy economy minister Juan Carlos Baker confirmed to the …

Donald Trump

NAFTA talks continue through weekend

Mexico will not accept any NAFTA conditions that "goes against our dignity as a nation," President Pena Nieto announced during his fifth state of the …

Latest Nafta Talks Near End Without Major Breakthroughs

The latest Nafta talks are nearing conclusion without a major breakthrough or agreements on even the least-contentious topics, officials familiar …

Trump and China's President Xi form a personal bond, but will it yield Trump's promised deals?

The two men smiled as they strolled amid the swaying palm trees. They dined on pan-seared Dover sole, aged prime strip steak and Sonoma Coast Chardonnay beneath glimmering chandeliers. They shared an antique sofa for the group photo with their wives.<p>President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping …

North Korea

U.K. Plc Wants End to Brexit ‘Soap Opera’ in Bid for Certainty

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>U.K. business called for an end to the “soap opera” of …

Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. During First Stop in Asia

President Donald Trump warned nations against challenging the U.S. as he rallied American troops in Japan on the first stop of his 11-day tour of …

May to Say Brexit Transition Phase ‘Crucial’ for U.K. Business

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will tell one of the …

Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles 'out of sky' if it bought U.S. weaponry

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought the U.S. weaponry needed for doing so, suggesting Tokyo take a stance it has avoided until now.<p>North Korea is pursuing nuclear weapons and missile programs in …

North Korea

Trump tells Japan to build more cars in the US 'instead of shipping them over,' but they already build millions of vehicles in the states

SYDNEY, Australia — President Donald Trump on the second day of his trip to Japan urged the country's automakers to build more cars in the US "instead of shipping them over."<p>At a gathering of US and Japanese business leaders in Tokyo on Monday, Trump lamented that "many millions of cars are sold by …