Are Trump's Tariff Rants a Ploy to Put Torque on Fed's Strong Dollar Policy?

We know President Trump wants to settle the score with China and many U.S. trading partners by reducing the trade deficit with them. Some goods really cannot be made cheaper in the U.S., hence global trade made sense as it lowered the cost of living not only of many Americans but the rest of the world. That's Globalization 101. But what gives with doing a complete 180 and going head to head with China knowing the odds are stacked up against the U.S. if it bullies China too much?

It is easy to see the lunacy in the president's daily rants on imposing yet another tariff of double-digit proportions on imported Chinese goods. After all, China knows better than to be scared and give in, especially when it is one of the world's largest-growing economies. There may be yet another angle at play. The conspiracy theorist in me, at the risk of giving Trump some credit, cannot help but think there could be another angle to all of this....564 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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