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Trump Set to Impose Trade Tariffs

May 17, 2018 by

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President Trump delivered the news of a possible trade war with China on Twitter. An examination by the right-leaning Tax Foundation said that, in 2018, more than a quarter of the gains from the tax law could be lost because of the new tariffs. “A trade war is a back-and-forth dispute where a country imposes […]

Manufacturing Issues Caused by US-China Trade War

May 11, 2018 by

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Everyday, people in the United States use products from China, and people in China use things from the U.S.  However, both countries have been talking about putting tariffs on those products, and that could have a major impact on manufacturing. “Last year, U.S. exports to China totaled $130 billion, an amount that’s grown in recent […]

Trump Declares U.S. Trade War With China

May 4, 2018 by

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With President Donald Trump’s continued probes into China’s trade practices, relations between the two countries have become tense. Starting in April 2017, President Trump directed the Department of Commerce to investigate if imports of foreign steel from China and other countries could be a threat to national security. The Chinese Government believes this will poison […]

Timeline of U.S. China Trade War

May 2, 2018 by

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The U.S.-China trade war has been ongoing since January 2017. It first started with threats on imposing tariffs but did not take effect until January 2018. “An annual survey of business conditions by the American Chamber of Commerce, or AmCham, in China found that 4 out of 5 companies feel less welcome in China as […]

Student Loan Options Available

April 24, 2018 by

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For those beginning their search for gearing up to go to the college of their choice, it can be difficult managing the financials. One thing students can do is reduce interest. Reducing this can lessen total debt and the size of monthly payments after graduation. This can help avoid capitalization, which is when unpaid interest […]

What is the Fiscal Cliff?

February 8, 2013 by

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You have probably heard about it on TV, or read about it in the newspaper, or maybe someone brought it up in casual conversation. The fiscal cliff has been a big deal in America, but what was it exactly? First off, the term “fiscal cliff” is a nickname given to the issues that the United […]

R.I.P. Twinkies

December 5, 2012 by

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On Friday, 23 November, America lost an icon. Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies,  officially went out of business. A national strike of its workers severely affected product output, and Hostess was forced to lay off 18,500 people. “We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather […]