Jan 31, 2018

01/31/2018: Trump’s tone softens on trade

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(Markets Edition) We're continuing our debrief of Trump's State of the Union speech by chatting with Ian Bremmer, founder of the Eurasia Group. He's here to explain why President Trump's trade rhetoric wasn't as heated as it usually is. Afterwards,…

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Here's why Trump softened his tone on trade during the State of the Union

Jan 31, 2018
Trump's tone on trade during his State of the Union speech was a bit more muted than usual.
President Donald Trump smiles after arriving to give the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night.
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(Markets Edition) We’re continuing our debrief of Trump’s State of the Union speech by chatting with Ian Bremmer, founder of the Eurasia Group. He’s here to explain why President Trump’s trade rhetoric wasn’t as heated as it usually is. Afterwards, we’ll look at how the budding health care alliance between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase could control costs for companies. 

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