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How Will President Trump’s Tariffs Impact Your Investments?

August 2018 Fundamentally, the topic of tariffs is good. Government leaders implement tariffs on foreign products and services to restrict imports by tacking on additional taxes or fees. The aim is to make foreign products less attractive to domestic consumers. [1] Establishing tariffs, proponents argue, helps correct trade inequities and boost domestic production and growth. Proponents…

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Trade & Turkey Drive Markets

Weekly Update – August 20, 2018 Challenges in emerging markets affected both U.S. and global stock performance last week, with the S&P 500 experiencing several down days. [1] By market close on Friday, however, two of the three major domestics posted gains for the week. The S&P 500 added 0.59%, the Dow increased 1.41%, and the NASDAQ…

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