Jan 20, 2017

10 promises Trump made for his first day

Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a “contract” detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump’s familiar signature ...

Jan 11, 2017

Trump meddling in Toyota's affairs

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s tweet criticizing Toyota Motor Corp.’s plan to build a new car plant in Mexico for exports to the North American market — threatening a heavy border tax if the top Japanese automaker goes ahead with the plan — is an ...

Ford dumps plan for Mexico plant amid pressure from Trump

Jan 4, 2017

Ford dumps plan for Mexico plant amid pressure from Trump

Ford scuttled a plan to build a new factory in Mexico Tuesday following criticism from Donald Trump, and just hours after the president-elect attacked General Motors for importing Mexican-made cars into the U.S. Following months of criticism from Trump for its investments in Mexico, ...

Why gutting NAFTA is unlikely to create U.S. jobs

| Oct 25, 2016

Why gutting NAFTA is unlikely to create U.S. jobs

Both U.S. presidential candidates routinely criticize free-trade deals they blame for the loss of American jobs. But tweaking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as Hillary Clinton has pledged to do, or ripping it up, as Donald Trump demands, may do nothing to ...