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Trump’s tariff pause shows he’s got his eyes on the prize

President Trump’s delay on implementing announced tariff increases on Chinese goods that would be on many Christmas shopping lists sparked a stock market bump yesterday.  But, while domestic considerations (i.e., his re-election) are important, the move must be seen in the broader context of a stare-down with President Xi.  Even though China is a dictatorship, Xi’s hold on his job is not something he can take for granted.   More…

 

 

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