Political violence around the world shapes US export flows.
US economy adds jobs for 100 straight months in spite of swelling deficit.
Stock markets have been slow to respond to US-China tensions.
US commitments to liberalization are similar to peer markets.
Employment numbers suggest the trade war was a only a small factor in 2018 midterms.
Republicans have drifted from traditional commitment to free trade — but how far?
Trade agreements don’t handcuff US policy.
Trade agreements are increasingly controversial since the Great Recession.
Trump’s rhetoric has little affect on the car industry.
Latest FDI numbers suggest investors are turning away from the US.