China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 A “shocked” Beijing is increasingly worried about how far U.S. President Donald Trump will go in his threat of a trade war, analysts say. Trump on July 10 threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports totaling approximately $200 billion. The new tariffs would be on top of 25 […]

Trade war: Oh no? Oh yes!

Trade war: Oh no? Oh yes!

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Global Trade War is sweeping the world, and U.S. President Donald Trump intends to keep fighting. The question, though, is how and when it will end and what damage it will leave in its wake. The U.S. contends that that eventually some of America’s trading partners will realize they […]

‘Raw deal’: Democrats insist economic boom, job growth is bad news for nation’s ‘backbone’

‘Raw deal’: Democrats insist economic boom, job growth is bad news for nation’s ‘backbone’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2018 The U.S. economy gained 213,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report released on July 6. The jobs numbers were better than had been forecast. Democrats were not impressed. House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi called the Trump economy a “raw deal.” In a statement […]

One world under Marx: Nothing new about the new Democratic Party

One world under Marx: Nothing new about the new Democratic Party

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Sen. Elizabeth Warren has jumped the shark. The Massachusetts radical leftist is now calling for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to be abolished. At a recent rally protesting President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal immigration, Warren, standing on top of a white pickup truck, thundered that ICE […]

Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has rejected a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase oil production at a meeting of the OPEC oil cartel this week in response to consumer disgruntlement with rising prices. “I don’t believe at this meeting we can reach agreement,” Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan […]

Congress moving to block Trump deal with ZTE

Congress moving to block Trump deal with ZTE

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump’s Republican allies in Congress are moving to block his deal to put Chinese telecom giant ZTE back in business if it pays $1 billion more in fines for violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Lawmakers said on June 11 that the U.S. Senate […]

The next really big thing: Asteroid mining said worth $700 quintillion

The next really big thing: Asteroid mining said worth $700 quintillion

by WorldTribune Staff, June 12, 2018 Several companies are building spacecraft to mine precious metals and other rare resources on asteroids. NASA estimates the value of these resources could be up to $700 quintillion – the equivalent of $100 billion for each person on Earth. Deep Space Industries, which hopes to cash in on asteroid […]

101 public utilities have cut rates following tax cuts

101 public utilities have cut rates following tax cuts

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2018 As air conditioning season kicks into gear, a large number of Americans will see relief from the heat in the form of lower electric bills. Following tax cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and passed by the Republican Congress, 101 public electric, gas and water utilities are lowering their […]

America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 28, 2018 By John McNabb Donald John Trump became America’s Forty-Fifth President on Jan. 20, 2017. I can’t recall the last time our nation had a dedicated business person in the White House. And I was born just after “D Day” at the beginning of the end of World War II. […]

Trump tariffs target friends first, China later?

Trump tariffs target friends first, China later?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In the midst of an expanding American economy, record low unemployment rates, and buoyant consumer confidence, the Trump Administration has inadvertently planted the seeds of a global commercial slowdown and political showdown. The steel and aluminum tariffs slapped on imports from our key Transatlantic trading […]

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