Connecting the Dots, July 2017
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July 25, 2017
The first step to surviving a war is knowing which side you are on. But in a trade war, that’s not always easy.
July 18, 2017
Like him or not, you can’t deny that Donald Trump thinks big. All his ideas are huge, beautiful, unbelievable, fantastic.
July 11, 2017
Removing barriers to international trade has both upside and downside. Donald Trump is now president in part because he focused on the downside: lost US jobs, closed factories, blighted communities.
July 3, 2017
Top central bankers choose their words carefully. They know sending the wrong signals can unleash havoc, and they’ll get blamed for it. More important, as masters in acrobatic flip-flopping and backpedaling, they rarely promise a specific outcome.