As Congress moves to drop tariffs on everything from toasters to pet toys, some US firms cry foul - CNBC

The reason: a bill quietly moving through Congress that would temporarily reduce or eliminate protective tariffs on 1,662 products, including the type of bag Korchmar had planned to produce. The bill would cut costs for rivals who make their bags in ...

Monday, March 05, 2018

Why Trump Is Right On Tariffs - Forbes

Stocks continue to swing around, and in wider ranges than we've seen in a while. We should expect this type of action following a sharp technical correction--a correction that shook many of the players out of the market, that were contributors to ...

Monday, March 05, 2018

Lessons from Marvel's Black Panther: Natural resource management and increased openness in Africa - Brookings Institution (blog)

Notably, like Angola, Zambia, Nigeria, and many, many other African countries, Wakanda is rich in natural resources. Long ago, a meteor landed in Wakanda, creating a valuable non-renewable natural resource: vibranium. The metal absorbs any kinetic ...

Friday, February 23, 2018