Rekenthaler Report

Trade Wars and Tariffs

John Rekenthaler

A Tale of the Unexpected
The ironies abound.

The president who touts his ability to make stocks rise, does one of the few things that a president can do to make them fall. The only president to hold a Wharton degree flouts the economics textbooks. The first presidential business magnate since Herbert Hoover upsets the business community. The president who has worked almost exclusively on his side of the aisle delights the opposing party and distresses his own.