The Shaky Trade-War Truce: Theme of the Week
This Week Was Trade War Week Again
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Sound familiar? Bloomberg Opinion’s coverage has been dominated by President Donald Trump’s trade-war threats for a few weeks now. This week there was a bit of a wrinkle, though, when Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker struck a truce that momentarily cooled tensions. Big risks still remain, though, and our columnists spotlighted them all week.
How Europe Should Respond to Donald Trump on Trade – Bloomberg’s Editors
The Tariffs Ate My Earnings, Say Industrials – Brooke Sutherland
Louis Vuitton Handbags Can Conquer a Trade War – Andrea Felsted
U.S. Carmakers Need to Patch Their China Hedge – Anjani Trivedi
Trump’s Welcome Retreat on Tariffs and Trade Wars – Bloomberg’s Editors
How Trump’s Trade War Unites ECB Hawks and Doves – Melvyn Krauss
How the EU Bureaucrat Won Bigger Than Trump – Leonid Bershidsky
Trump Is Fighting the Wrong Kind of Trade Wars – Noah Smith
If Draghi’s an FX Manipulator, So Is Trump – Ferdinando Giugliano
Oil Is Fine With Wars, Just Not Trade Wars – Liam Denning
This Might Be the Worst Time for a Trump Trade War – Stephen Gandel
Inflation Is Coming, Thanks to Trump’s Tariffs – Barry Ritholtz
China Isn’t Using the Yuan to Fight Tariffs – Christopher Balding
This is the Theme of the Week edition of Bloomberg Opinion Today, Sunday’s roundup of our biggest commentary topic this week. New subscribers to the newsletter can sign up here.
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Mark Gongloff is an editor with Bloomberg Opinion. He previously was a managing editor of Fortune.com, ran the Huffington Post's business and technology coverage, and was a columnist, reporter and editor for the Wall Street Journal.
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