The U.S. Economy Is on a Sugar High

Across the U.S., companies are hitting the panic button. The Trump administration has levied 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, a charge that is expected to rise to 25 percent by 2019. This tops thetariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods that were imposed in August, and is an effective tax on U.S. consumers, who will soon be paying more for everything from cosmetics to clothing to cars if they aren’t already.

 

 

 

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-10-04/gdp-growth-gets-a-brief-boost-from-fear-of-trade-war

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