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Everyone has forgotten about why Donald Trump can’t win a trade war with China

Over the last few months it's been easy to forget what the US wants from its trade war with China, and that's made it easy to forget why it can't win.
Abe (middle) with Land, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii (left) and Finance Minister Taro Aso (right) at a cabinet meeting in Tokyo on Friday.

South Korea accuses Japan of treating it like a ‘hostile nation’ after it was officially downgraded as a trading partner amid escalating t...

Both countries have blamed each other to justify their actions in their ongoing trade war, which started over a historic dispute from World War II.

France is Trump’s new target as he broadens the scope of his global trade war once again

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will oppose France's proposed 3% tax on the revenues of tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.

Trump just threw an event for American manufacturers from each state — but it left out the countless others that are struggling with his new tra...

Other businesses across the country have grown frustrated at protectionist policies that have come to shape the Trump presidency.
Trump leaves Manhattan Supreme Court, where he was serving on jury duty on August 17, 2015 in New York City.

President Trump wants a weaker dollar. Here’s how the outcome of the G20 summit could finish wiping out its gains for the year.

"No matter what happens, president Trump will continue to call for a weaker dollar," Jameel Ahmad of FXTM told Markets insider.
President Donald Trump discusses border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office.

‘No bluff!’: Trump slams Chuck Schumer for criticizing his Mexico tariffs as he faces the prospect of a Republican revolt in the Senate

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said Trump's tariffs were just another sign of his penchant for political showmanship.

Trump’s threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China’s economy like a sucker punch

After struggling earlier this year the Chinese economy just found its footing. Trump's 25% tariffs could reverse all of that and knock it down again.
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield.

Slack apologizes after users who travelled to Iran had their accounts shut down

Users who had traveled to Iran found their Slack accounts had been blocked. Slack sent an apology Friday and is working on restoring these accounts.
China's Premier Li Keqiang (L) accompanies Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People on October 26, 2018 in Beijing, China.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe met Xi Jinping in Beijing, and in an era of US tariffs and trade wars, you can bet everything Abe remembers the last time the U...

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe was In Beijing last week for big business and a state visit. You can bet he remembers when the US chose China over Japan.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s favorite report card for the trade war keeps getting uglier

The US trade deficit increased in the month of August due to a nosedive in exports, especially soybeans. The trade deficit with Canada also increased. President Donald Trump has made the reduction of the trade deficit one of the key goals of the tariffs and trade war policy.