Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against an "assault on our country" by foreign competitors.
Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that the United States will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners.
The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.
The president might order his trade office to look into whether to launch an investigation under the Trade Act of 1974 of possible Chinese theft of U.S. technology and intellectual property.
Of the 454 companies in the S&P 500 that have so far reported second-quarter results, 68 percent have beaten analysts’ average estimates for revenue and 78 percent have topped per-share earnings expectations.
Indiana’s businesses and trade associations hope Indianapolis lands the designation so they can use the New York City-based association’s network to link with companies globally.