We are all aware of the incredible disruption and innovation occurring all around us, in all aspects of our lives. But disruption without innovation, without a plan, is counterproductive as we [...]
The direct effect on U.S. commerce will be close to nil in the wake of President Trump's announcement on Tuesday that the United States was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear accord.
If President Trump announces today that the United States is pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, there will be winners and losers. As for Trump himself, that's a tough one. While it's hard to [...]
If media gets a little breathless over the steel and aluminum tariff issue in the next 24 hours, save yours. Go about your day. This is a distraction. I can explain how we got here, just not why.
President Trump finds himself boxed in on NAFTA, and is calling for a quick agreement. That's because the man likely to win election to be president of Mexico is a long-time opponent of NAFTA. [...]
Lost amid all the controvery over NAFTA, TPP, Chinese tariffs and steel tariffs, and bilateral deficits is what will almost certainly have a far more senduring impact on the global economy, on [...]
The United States has run a merchandise trade deficit with Canada for more than a quarter century.
President Trump's steel and and aluminum tariffs are a needless distraction when there are bigger issues facing the nation, not to mention to be largely ineffective in attacking what the [...]
A look at the nation's top 10 imports and top 10 exports reveals something seemingly odd: Six of the 10 are the same things. That's right, appearing on both lists are motor vehicles, cell phones, [...]
In the last quarter century, U.S. exports have grown from $448 billion to $1.6 trillion. That's a lot of cotton and corn, gold and diamonds, wheat and soybeans. It's a lot of medical devices and [...]