Tag: aluminum

WILBUR-ROSS Campbell Soup

Wilbur Ross Vindicated by Campbell Soup Disaster

When Wilbur Ross went on CNBC to explain that tariffs wouldn’t hurt consumers, he held up a can of Campbell’s soup to make his point.  The company reacted by claiming that prices would increase.

Globalist Gary Cohn

Surprise! Gary Cohn Says ‘I’m a Globalist’

Gary Cohn says that he is, indeed, a globalist and that his biggest regret about his time in the White House was not being able to make the personal tax cuts permanent.

US President Donald Trump signs off on tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum

Aluminum Prices Fall Despite New Tariffs

The new tariffs on aluminum are not weighing on American consumers and manufacturers as so many predicted. In fact, aluminum prices have fallen since Trump imposed the tariffs.

Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake Aims to Nullify Trump Tariffs 

Retiring Senator Jeff Flake took yet another swipe at resisting President Donald Trump on Thursday with the announcement that he would seek to “nullify” the tariffs that Trump signed into being on Thursday.

AP Photo

Stocks Sink as Market Throws a Tariff Tantrum

Stocks of the biggest U.S. multinational companies were hit the hardest by a sell-off that accelerated after the Trump administration announced new steel and aluminum tariffs.

-aluminum manufacture APDaniel R. Patmore

Trump Orders Investigation into National Security Threat of World Aluminum Excess

WASHINGTON, D.C.–On Thursday President Donald Trump signed a memorandum highlighting the importance of a new Department of Commerce investigation into aluminum imports to the U.S. and the threat to national security in light of global overcapacity and increasing U.S. military demand for high quality aluminum.

toxic spill CBS Denver

EPA Refuses to Pay $1.2 billion in Damages Over Toxic Spill

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency said it will not repay over $1.2 billion for economic damages it caused as the result of the toxic Gold King Mine waste spill it accidentally triggered in Colorado last year, citing the Federal Tort Claims Act as the basis for its decision.