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US And China Trade War Escalates. What Are The Implications?

US And China Trade War Escalates. What Are The Implications?

What is the Situation?

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On Friday, 23rd August, Trump said in a tweet that U.S. companies “are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. ” It was not immediately clear under what authority or how the president could implement such orders. On the same day, China announced plans to impose additional duties on $75 billion worth of American goods on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. In response, U.S President Donald Trump tweeted later that day his administration would also raise tariffs on $550 billion of Chinese imports. The latest round of tariff announcements in the last few days means that by the end of the year, essentially all Chinese goods exported to the U.S. will be subject to duties based on sources from CNBC.

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Market Volatility is Up. What I am Thinking about Now. Might help you a little. (Guest Post)

Market Volatility is Up. What I am Thinking about Now. Might help you a little. (Guest Post)

Trump said something. Then China did something.

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This post was originally posted here. The writer, Kyith is a veteran community member and blogger on InvestingNote, with username known as Kyith and 800+ followers.

So what we have is the DOW, S&P 500 and Nasdaq down 3%. But they been falling for a few days.

It gets even worse for me considering a large part of my equity holdings is in Hong Kong. And you know what is going on there.

This article is taking a look at what goes on in my brain. You might have some takeaway from this.

An Eye on the 10 Year US Treasury

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