Growth in Global Trade Impeded as Tit-for-Tat Tariffs Escalate

The growth in global trade has been impeded by the trade war. Could the escalating tit-for-tat tariffs eventually impact U.S. corporate profits?

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Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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Hedging the Trade War

The trade war between the United States and China is escalating, with more tariffs being imposed on imports. The dispute could have implications for corporate profits in 2019. Protect your investment portfolio with equities futures and options.

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