So much for the trade war ( that’s been spookin’ journalists afraid that big money making manufacturers might get them and they’ll get laid off because the money ‘s dried up) now that fearless apple’s closing the shop makin’ Mac Book Pro and movin’ it all to China where they already make everything you can … More Afraid of the Trade war?
Canada’s BNN says that a “Poll” confirms that most Canadians are prepared to boycott US products. How did “Poll”learn these facts. How do any Canadians know which goods they buy are American made. Most items that Canadians buy are made outside the US. Whenever I see a US opinion about manufactured items, Any mention that … More Made In The USA
Canada manufactures and exports very little steel. Steel manufactured in Canada is manufactured under the direction of global organizations. Canada sold its steel industry Hudsons Bay, Petro Canada, Tim Hortons and manufacturing companies like Dafasco years ago. The Steel products that Canada exports comprise steel made and priced by China, the world’s foremost maker and … More Canada’s Steel Industry
Yesterday’s presidential tariff tweets have been dismissed by most online media as counterproductive because tariffs would increase prices on imported steel and aluminum products resulting in the manufacture of fewer steel products and greater unemployment not less. All of the anti-tariff articles I read today highlighted Canada and the European Union as the greatest sources … More Blather About Tariffs On Steel
That’s what Republican Mr. McCain said on one of those Sunday talk shows when he was running for president and tripping to the Middle East with ex Democrat Mr. Joe Lieberman during the “Arab Spring”. Former Democrat Mr Trump says you can bring those jobs back, sounding like Jay Gatsby saying “bring back the past?” … More “Those Jobs are gone for good.”
As the dust settles around the Donald Trump image and he adopts a proper humbler attitude with apologies widely heralded online for at least a week, he seems to be growing into that middle of the road. As Democrat former President Jimmy Carter said some time ago: Mr. Trump is malleable which to me means … More A Road Well Travelled
What follows was published on Feb. 7, 2013 on Blogspot. I’m putting it out again because for the past two days on BNN I’ve been hearing these themes: what Mr. Bernanke said last week about interest rates, fears about China’s monetary gyrations and dread of its GDP diminishing to 4 %, as though North American … More Machine Versus Outsourcing