Tag: steel

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.


Jesse Petrilla: For Some Small Businesses, Tariffs Are Taxes

With all the talk of trade war and tariffs in the media lately, we often hear from economists and CEOs of major corporations, but we don’t often hear from the small business owners who feel the pain the most when costs are increased even by just a small amount.

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.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Confirms White House Meeting on Trade and Tariffs

“Looking forward to 3:30 P.M. meeting today at the White House,” he wrote. “We have to protect & build our Steel and Aluminum Industries while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those that are real friends and treat us fairly on both trade and the military.”


Appeaser Theresa Goes to Bat FOR EU Against Trump Tariffs

Prime Minister Theresa May has taken the bizarre step of coming out to bat for the EU against U.S. President Donald Trump, after the bloc threatened to trigger a damaging “trade war” by levying tariffs on several iconic American brands.

California steel worker (David McNew / Getty)

California Expects to Suffer from Trump’s New Steel Tariffs

California expects to suffer from President Donald Trump’s looming tariffs on aluminum (10%) and steel (25%). That’s because the state prefers to import steel from Asia and Latin America rather buying it from U.S. factories.

DUISBURG, GERMANY - JANUARY 17: A view of the storage area of galvanized coiled steel following manufacture at ThyssenKrupp steelworks on January 17, 2018 in Duisburg, Germany. ThyssenKrupp CEO Heinrich Hiesinger is seeking to merge the company's steel making unit with Tata Steel of India. The German economy grew 2.2 …

Steel and Aluminum Tariff Details Not Finalized

Exact details of new United States aluminum and steel tariffs remain unclear after White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on Thursday that the percentages and final plan will be released next week.

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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.

China's operating steelmaking capacity increased by 36.5 million tonnes in 2016 -- more than twice as much as the total production capacity of Britain, says a report

Leebow: Make America Great Again by Leveling Steel Playing Field Again

For decades, previous administrations led by both political parties failed to address our trade challenges with adequate resolve. President Donald J. Trump has distinguished himself as a champion for workers with an unshakable commitment to leveling the playing field for American steel.