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Trade Wars: Winners & Losers for Investors


The Trump administration, frustrated by a persistent trade deficit that exceeds $400 billion, has kicked off a trade war with the goal of reducing this imbalance over time while also protecting domestic industries, technologies and jobs, notes John Eade, analyst and director of research and market strategist with Argus Research, a leading independent Wall Street research firm. This latest round of tariffs involves numerous trading partners, including China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Consumers, companies and investors can count on several outcomes from a trade war.