Dan DiMicco: Not Enough

Dan DiMicco is Chairman Emeritus of Nucor Corp and a CPA board member.  This piece is reposted from his personal blog. [caption id="attachment_16942" align="alignright" width="164"] Daniel DiMicco...

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Poll: GOP and Dem Voters View Trade Similarly

A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows that both Republican and Democratic voters are split virtually down the middle on whether they would support a "free trade" candidate vs. a candidate who vi...

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House Subcommittee Advances Bill Approving LNG Exports To WTO Members

Reposted from King & Spalding's Trade & Manufacturing Alert ********* House Subcommittee Advances Bill Approving LNG Exports To WTO Members P. Lee Smith and Alex McLamb | May 2014 |...

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Senate Commerce Committee Passes Manufacturing Bill

Reposted from King & Spalding's Trade & Manufacturing Alert ********* Senate Commerce Committee Passes Manufacturing Bill Lauren Donoghue | May 2014 | T&M Alert On April 9, the S...

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United States And Japan Hit Bumps On The Road To TPP Agreement

Reposted from King & Spalding's Trade & Manufacturing Alert ******** United States And Japan Hit Bumps On The Road To TPP Agreement Shannon Doyle Barna | May 2014 | T&M Alert Pro...

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Morici: Slow Growth Policies Pin Down Jobs Outlook

Excerpt from below: Trade agreements have further exposed U.S. manufacturers to foreign competition, but have not similarly improved their market access abroad. Principal competitors China, Japan and...

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China will Surpass the Size of the U.S. Economy this Year

This is the year the U.S. loses its status as the biggest economy in the world.  2014.  China will surpass us this year, not in 2019 as previously predicted. Its a good thing China adopted neolib...

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Morici: GDP up only 0.1 Percent, Bodes Poorly for Jobs Creation

Excerpt from Morici's report below. Halving the trade deficit by countering currency manipulation and developing more U.S. oil could easily add 1 to 2 percentage points to annual U.S. GDP growth, and...

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Rep. Camp Misleads Us

Representative Dave Camp, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, continues the wrongheaded establishment line falsely connecting growth to global governance agreements that help cause trade defi...

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Predicts Pacific-Trade Pact

Reposted from Bloomberg ********* U.S. Commerce Secretary Predicts Pacific-Trade Pact Brian Wingfield | April 26, 2014 | Bloomberg U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said she thinks th...

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