Tag Archives: steel

TENNESSEE: Sweden’s Electrolux Puts Major Expansion On Hold After Trump Unveils Stiff Tariff On Steel

CNBC reports: Sweden’s Electrolux, Europe’s largest home appliance maker, said on Friday it would delay a planned $250 million investment in Tennessee, after U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on imported aluminum and steel. On Thursday, Trump said the duties — 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum — would be formally announced next week, although White ...

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Trump Insider Dumped $31M In Steel Stock Last Week

ThinkProgress reports: Billionaire investor and longtime Trump confidant Carl Icahn dumped $31.3 million of stock in a company heavily dependent on steel last week, just days before Trump announced plans to impose steep tariffs on steel imports. In a little-noticed SEC filing submitted on February 22, 2018, Icahn disclosed that he systematically sold off nearly 1 million shares of Manitowoc ...

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Trump: Trade Wars Are Good And Easy To Win

CNBC reports: Even if new tariffs on steel and aluminum spark an international trade war, President Donald Trump is confident the United States would come out on top. Trump announced Thursday that he will impose 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum as early as next week in an effort to force partners into “fairer” ...

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Trump To Impose Stiff Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Thursday that he will impose stiff and sweeping tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum as he moved to fulfill a key campaign promise to get tough on foreign competitors. Mr. Trump said he would formally sign the trade measures next week and promised they would be in effect “for a ...

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