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The impact of the trade war on China

From those two articles, I would like to talk about the new trade policy which is between Chain and U.S had many effects on the domestic economy in China. As the new trade policy effect, the influence is not only shown on bilateral trade relations, and also effects on the domestic economy. There are two aspects, which is the most intuitive impact I believed, the stock market and unemployment.

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Ford Leaves The Wheel



Marcellus Morris
10/23/18
Economics Capstone
Week 8
Breaking News 3:37 PM October 22nd, 2018
Ford to test self-driving cars

Ford has struck a deal with the government to test self-driving cars in 2019. They are using Argo Al which they had made a $1 billion investment has started to map the city of Washington DC. The cars have been tested in suburbs and smaller cities, so moving it to the country's capital is a huge step. Washington DC always…

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Spotify and Artists Payoff Matrix

Written by Rebecca Satzberg and Brynn Slicer

Spotify has added a new feature which is allowing artists to directly upload their music to Spotify, cutting out the middle man. This allows for Spotify to pay artists directly instead of having to pay record labels. Spotify can then increase their profits a small amount, and also increases artists’ profits.

 

  • Players:
    • Spotify
    • Artists
  • Strategies:
    • Spotify: Pay artists directly,…
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Australia's job rate fell to the lowest in more than six years in September, fewer peole looked for work, suggested that this caused the drop is unlikely to alter the Reserve Bank's policy outlook. Unemployment fell from 5.3 percent to 5 percent this is an estimated level by the central bank to signal full employement, workforce participation rate declined to the lowest in almost a  year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics in Sydney released this…

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Instacart is Instabig

Marcellus Morris
10/16/18
Economics Capstone
Week 7
Breaking news October 16th at 11:20 AM
Instacart has been on the rise since 2012. It is a grocery delivery company that has a personal shopper that gets their shopping done for them. In its last funding round, the company raised $600 million, which puts the value at $7.6 billion. The company wants to use the money it has made to expand its operations throughout North America. Amazon, of course, finds its way into…

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Marijuana Becomes Legal in Canada

Canada is going to become the second country in the world to legalize marijuana for recreational use which is a very interesting event that is taking place. Canopy Growth, which is a Canadian company in the medical marijuana industry , is already worth $10 billion dollars which is higher than the Canadian Manufacturer of planes called Bombardier. That was before marijuana was legal , and now it is so what effects will that have on businesses and the opportunities available to them now?…

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Gabriel Hubieres

Capstone I

Week 7

10/16/2018

                     Things are looking very tense right now in the aftermath of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who many believe was abducted and murdered inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. While tensions between Saudi Arabia and Turkey are high, and many western countries including the U.S. are considering issuing economic and arms sanctions on the country, the Saudis issued a veiled…

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Aetna Jobs Are Staying!

Approval was granted for the merger of CVS and Atena creating a massive healthcare giant. But what about the Aetna jobs in CT? What will happen to them? Aetna, which is headquartered in Hartford, is responsible for over 5,000 jobs in the state. CVS health care released a letter last week stating that the headquarters will remain in Hartford for at least 10 more years. A big sigh of relief for the State. 

There has been a lot of migration out of the state, most…

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Impact of USMCA aka The New NAFTA

On September 30th of this year, Canada, at long last, joined in on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement making official a new era of trade in North America. What this deal means is that NAFTA is essentially modernized and new aspects of the agreement were introduced, such as digital trade and intellectual properties. The main purpose of the deal is to "re-balance" the trade relationship between the three countries. 

One of the important aspects of this new agreement was that it…

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What War?: China Records Trade Surplus with US

In past months, news broke out about the trade tariffs Trump imposed on China. These tariffs, which came to no surprise to anyone who has been following Trump's platform since his campaigning, were expected to drastically decrease the trading surplus of Chinese imported goods in the US.

However, the opposite happened in the past month. In the month of September, China brought in a trade surplus of over $34.13 Billion…

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A trade war with China has been a great event in the field of international economic recently. Trade disputes originated in the United States President Donald trump in signed a memorandum on March 22, 2018, announced on the tariffs on goods imported from China, in order to "punish China to steal American intellectual property rights and trade secrets", involving goods totaled $60 billion. China's ministry of commerce to make following countermeasures to tax 128 American imports, including…

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Who wins the US-China trade war?

The businessmen at the helm will gain the most. He may not seem like a billionaire, but he is the top predator in the global economy and for many years to come.
Will it weaken America? Yes, at least during his tenure, but do you have the option of not dealing with him? No, you won't, so accept it. The collateral damage to citizens, trading partners, and Allies, whatever the cost, is acceptable. As the most powerful seat…

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I will be discussing how the U.S. deficit has grown to $779 billion in Donald Trump's first full fical year as president, this is the highest since 2012 amid the tax cuts and spending increases. 

The budget gap during the last 12 month through September was 17% wider than the same 12 month the prior year. According to the Tresuary Department report spending rose to 3.2 %, while revenue gained 0.4%. the budget deficit…

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NAFTA to USMCA or call America First

The goal of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is to eliminate barriers to trade and to invest between the U.S, Canada and Mexico. Recently, U.S, Canada and Mexico renegotiated the agreement and struck the deal on September 2018. The new deal is called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). NAFTA increased the total output from roughly $290 billion in 1993 to more than $1.1 trillion in 2016, but U.S’ trade deficit is increasing every year, especially Mexico, the…

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The threats that China's economy is facing

In this post I would like to discuss with you about China's new threat, which was America's old threat and the leading of America's 2008 Crisis. It is somehow very interesting because I figure out that maybe this is inevitable.

It is real estate bubble along with morgage crisis, which we are very familiar with. In 2018, China's real estate bubble is about 2000% overvalued and the effect covers about 90% of cities in China. This is a very scary number to look at, which indicates that…

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This week, the US stock market ushered in a bitter black Wednesday, a large number of stocks were sold. The reason, I think, is because the US Treasury bond market is hot on the one hand, and the oil futures and gold futures markets continue to rise on the other. The Fed’s recent rate hike has prompted this to happen, but on the bright side we can see that the US stock market has started to recover on Friday. In contrast, China on the other side of the ocean, China's stock market was…

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Student Debt? More like Student Death.

Hello colleagues,

Recently the thought of student debt has been a touchy subject to discuss because it isn’t an issue that can easily be solved.  All careers say people need degrees to get jobs but the price for going to college may not even be worth the job you’re going after.  The price tag is large and the interest rates on loans are another problem on their own.  But what can you do, every high schooler is set on going to a college of their choice, some worrying about the price and…

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