Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump Economic Adviser After Trade Dispute

Discussion in 'Economics' started by SteveM, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. Gueco

    Gueco

    theres nothing new that we did not know before his resignation
     
    #11     Mar 6, 2018
  2. Here4money

    Here4money

    I did sort of hint at it either yesterday or two days ago after the tariffs announcement. I thought Trump was bluffing per usual, but this points towards no.
     
    #12     Mar 6, 2018
  3. SteveM

    SteveM

    At this rate, pretty soon the White House is going to need to hire immigrant labor to "do those jobs that Americans refuse to do."
     
    #13     Mar 6, 2018
    SteveH, newwurldmn, Edmond and 5 others like this.
  4. Pekelo

    Pekelo

    You mean the trade war going ahead full steam?
     
    #14     Mar 6, 2018
  5. newwurldmn

    newwurldmn

    Trade wars are good.
    -the rich guys who have to compete with imports.
     
    #15     Mar 6, 2018
  6. vanzandt

    vanzandt

    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    Mar 2
    When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don’t trade anymore-we win big. It’s easy!
    View details · Reply Retweet Like
     
    #16     Mar 6, 2018
  7. JackRab

    JackRab

    The only sector it's good for in this case, is the steel production. They do more business.
    Everyone else loses...
     
    #17     Mar 6, 2018
    Chubbly and tommcginnis like this.
  8. JackRab

    JackRab

    I think he doesn't understand how being the worlds reserve currency works. People sell shit to USA. They get dollars. Dollar stays strong. This means cheap US financing.

    If he wants to be truly competitive, US dollar needs to come down massively. That means not being the reserve currency anymore. Weak(er) dollar... more expensive financing. This will hurt the US bottom line....
     
    #18     Mar 6, 2018
    Metamega and tommcginnis like this.
  9. newwurldmn

    newwurldmn

    Easy Peazy.
     
    #19     Mar 6, 2018
  10. Ok you are right and all those who sold in after hours are wrong.
     
    #20     Mar 6, 2018