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A Good Day for Trade

The US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement passed the Senate and will almost assuredly be signed by President Trump. Then it will be sent to Canada for approval. North America will ...
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Through the Valley

There are some absolutes in life; one is that downturns in the economy are inevitable and another is that economic recoveries and growth follow.
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An Inconvenient Truth

It is not hard to find someone who will say that "we don’t manufacture anything here anymore."
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The China Trade War

The US and China engaged in another round of trade talks that produced little in the way of ending the trade war. The US claimed there was a Phase I deal in place; the Chinese ...
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Housing: Six Signs of a Better Year Ahead

US Single-Unit Housing Starts are turning the corner to cyclical rise, and that is good news for us all because Starts serve as a bellwether for the entire economy. This green ...
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From the President's Desk: Dollar Woes

A lot has been written lately about the strength of the US dollar and the need to weaken it by means of a reduction in the federal funds target rate – the thought being that a ...
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