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Aug 24 - twitter fingers - 30% tarriffs on china begin october 1st

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 2 months ago '11        #51
Sin  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
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 Naga Sadow said
How is the economy taking of when sales across the board are down and continuing to go down? 4th quarter of last year saw one of the worst months for home sales in the last decade. Auto companies are already bracing for a recession and stores are closing en masses. But the stock market, right?

Trump will use Popeyes sales numbers to show how great the economy is doing
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 2 months ago '05        #50
Fauby  32 heat pts32
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 autoraptronix said

"We don't need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them," Trump tweeted. "Our great companies are ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME."





He cannot tell private businesses what to do unless he puts China on a sanctions list like Iran, which would cause a war
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 2 months ago '17        #49
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 Deeznutz1981 said
Trump will win this and the economy will just take off even more.

2020 landslide for the Chosen One

How is the economy taking of when sales across the board are down and continuing to go down? 4th quarter of last year saw one of the worst months for home sales in the last decade. Auto companies are already bracing for a recession and stores are closing en masses. But the stock market, right?

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 2 months ago '06        #48
Darell_ftb  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
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He does realize it takes time to jump from getting sh*t made overseas to the USA right? He does realize it doesn't just happen right? That's if and a big if suppliers even want that. We need China just as much as they need us is he really this fu*king dense?
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 2 months ago '17        #47
dubsax  17 heat pts17
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wait until China decides to restrict the rare earth minerals.
We really dont have much we can do in the tit for tat sense.

What should have been done before sanctions was trade agreement with south america and canada shored up, not backing out of TPP. Then you can bargain from a position of strength.

He's fu*king sh*t up for everyone.
What happens now when the US tries to issue bonds to fund operations.

Japan is #1 in US debt holding, has problems with Korea and wont be buying.

Germany is #2 and their bonds flopped last week and the govt had to buy their own bonds.

China #3 definitely isnt buying and could dump what they do have.

China (and Russia) have been stock piling gold for more than a year now.
Signed new trade agreement in south america, while also taking our place in the TPP.

Who's better positioned for a downturn?

Even if he had the power to force companies to "come home"
How many machinists, electrical engineers, tool and die makers, seamstresses etc do you know?

whatever

Got my puts ready to eat well.
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 2 months ago '04        #46
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 autoraptronix said

"We don't need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them," Trump tweeted. "Our great companies are ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME."







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 2 months ago '07        #45
stogz  20 heat pts20
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Trump is a special elite kind of stupid.


China doesn't need america at all. Everything in america is made in china.

China is liquid to the tune of $20 trillion.

The chinese leader effectively named himself leader for life. Trump has 14 months to complete change everything for the better.

China can hold out indefinitely. Trump can hold out until americans start to complain, then he'll have to cave. Just like he did with his gov't shutdown.
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 2 months ago '05        #44
Fauby  32 heat pts32
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 autoraptronix said
An executive order carries some clout, especially for any private business doing business or partnered with the federal government.

That sanctions list is ready and waiting for China to make a move on Hong Kong..
An executive order cannot make private businesses do whatever the president wants.

The only way to force private businesses to not work in China is a sanction against China


He can say/tweet whatever he wants. It will not stop private businesses from doing business in China. There's still American businesses working in Iran even with all the sanctions



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 2 months ago '05        #43
precys  101 heat pts101
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Did we all forget that at one point, he has had multiple casinos of his go "bankrupt" within a year? He clearly loves putting other peoples money at risk



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 2 months ago '04        #42
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This dude cant be this fu*king stupid. I refuse to believe he isn't getting greased by the Russians to do their bidding. There's no way in the world that the leader of the free world and all his advisors are this fu*king retarded. UNLESS, of course he isn't LISTENING to his advisors
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 2 months ago '05        #41
autoraptronix  15 heat pts15
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"We don't need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them," Trump tweeted. "Our great companies are ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME."





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 2 months ago '09        #40
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Aug 24 - twitter fingers - 30% tarriffs on china begin october 1st
 

 
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Angry Orange Face on Friday counterpunched against retaliatory tariffs announced by Beijing earlier in the day, pledging to hike the rates importers must pay on Chinese-made goods even higher.


Trump said the US will raise tariffs from 25% to 30% on $250 billion in goods that are already being taxed starting October 1.

He also threatened to ratchet up promised tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports from 10% to 15%. Those tariffs, which would hit mostly consumer items, are set to begin taking effect September 1, though most goods will be duty-free until December 15 -- a move Trump made to avoid putting a damper on holiday retail sales.

The President's announcement came after Beijing unveiled a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of US goods. China will place additional tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports starting on September 1, according to a statement posted by China's Finance Ministry

"We're having a little spat with China and we'll win it," Trump told reporters Friday night before departing for the annual G7 summit in Biarritz, France. "We put a lot of tariffs on China today, as you know. They put some on us, we put a lot on them."

"We're up to about $550 billion -- they've been hitting us for many, many years for over $500 billion a year, taking out of our country much more than 500 billion a year," he added. "So we want that stopped."

It was the latest escalation in an ongoing trade war that has triggered a worldwide economic slowdown and which, for the moment, shows no sign of quick resolution.

"China should not have put new Tariffs on 75 BILLION DOLLARS of United States product (politically motivated!)," Trump said on Twitter.

The intensifying f*ght unnerved investors, sending the Dow dropping more than 700 points at its worst, closing down 2.4%, or 623 points.

The US Trade Representative Office, which acts as the country's top trade negotiator, said it would "begin the process of increasing the tariff rate to 30% effective October 1 following a notice and comment period."

Earlier Friday, Trump ordered US companies doing business in China to find an "alternative" and had promised to deliver further action after he met with his economic team at the White House.

"We don't need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them," Trump tweeted. "Our great companies are ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME."

China trade experts said the moves will only deepen the impasse between Washington and Beijing.

"Everyone knew this was coming," said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. "There was no doubt this was coming. The response to it is surprising and disappointing. "

Stocks finished a volatile trading day sharply in the red Friday, after a selloff driven by the new retaliatory tariffs from China and the President's criticism of Federal Reserve policy.

Trump again attacked Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell over interest rates, which Trump insists are too high even after a rate cut last month.

"My only question is, who is our bigger enemy, Jay Powell or Chairman Xi?" the president tweeted referring to Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Late Friday night, Trump told reporters he wouldn't stop Powell if the chairman wanted to resign
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 2 months ago '11        #39
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 2 months ago '04        #38
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 2 months ago '15        #37
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 Mystic said
How old is that though
Here we go.... enter apologist

How old are the MAGA hats doe?
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 2 months ago '09        #36
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 Darell_ftb said
He does realize it takes time to jump from getting sh*t made overseas to the USA right? He does realize it doesn't just happen right? That's if and a big if suppliers even want that. We need China just as much as they need us is he really this fu*king dense?


it might take decades for the switch to fully complete. and this economic warfare scheme with china wont end well for anybody. long term result the economy loses around $500 billions and china becomes the top economy on the planet. the tax hike scheme is gonna affect every single business sector
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 2 months ago '06        #35
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 Darell_ftb said
He does realize it takes time to jump from getting sh*t made overseas to the USA right? He does realize it doesn't just happen right? That's if and a big if suppliers even want that. We need China just as much as they need us is he really this fu*king dense?
We won’t be able to do it. Cost of living is too high and our workforce demands too high of wages to match the price point we received from there.
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 2 months ago '17        #34
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 abacabb said
Fentanyl needs to be stopped smh.
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 2 months ago '13        #33
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 abacabb said
Thanks for pointing out how the inordinate amount of focus on building “that wall” is detracting much needed attention from the where the real problems are coming from.
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 2 months ago '13        #32
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 autoraptronix said

"We don't need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them," Trump tweeted. "Our great companies are ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME."





Except the president is not supposed to have the ability to “order” companies to look for alternatives to support his agenda. Dude acts like a gotdamn tyrant.
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 2 months ago '15        #31
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Welp hopefully ps5 standard edition wont be $800 day on me.
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 2 months ago '09        #30
WiLL  17 heat pts17
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Orange guy is playing with my stock money.
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 2 months ago '12        #29
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 Darell_ftb said
He does realize it takes time to jump from getting sh*t made overseas to the USA right? He does realize it doesn't just happen right? That's if and a big if suppliers even want that. We need China just as much as they need us is he really this fu*king dense?
Of course he's this dense and clueless.
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 2 months ago '13        #28
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 Deeznutz1981 said
Have faith in the Chosen One
 Bucks414 said
I dont understand why americans want to see a strong china and also china ripping us off on trade and intellectual property.

We all know what the Chinese government stands for; theyre authoritarian on steroids. Do you really want a nation that have surveillance cameras on each corner capable with facial recognition?

many of you have BAD credit, do you know what the Chinese government to those who have bad credit ? They dont get allowed on buses, trains, airplanes, and get publicly shamed on billboards. Do you really want to see that ?

China is trying to spread their influence, we see that in Africa, Thailand and Hong Kong, the bigger and stronger they get the more YOUR future will similar to those Chinese citizens

Anyone with 2 brain cells knew this economic trade war was coming, it was only matter of time but no President wanted this stain on their term.

We know damn well any liberal president like Elizabeth Warren would get absolutely taken advantage of by China.

It's time someone put them in check. Any other country would be better to trade with.
 Deeznutz1981 said
Trump will win this and the economy will just take off even more.

2020 landslide for the Chosen One



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 2 months ago '15        #27
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You can really tell Americans (Mainly Republicans) and Trump Supporters are a special kind of retard, they let a man with multiple bankruptcy handle the American Economy...
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