Hurt China is the Real Policy

“The total decoupling of U.S. and China technologies is not possible…After all, we will know what these American scientists are doing if they release...

DANGER AHEAD—THE EXPORT CONTROLS ACT OF 2018

In the last Dismal Optimist, I took the cautiously optimistic view that Trump would need to make a deal with China in order to...

Will Economic Sanity Prevail?

If there is a deal , it will be on Trump’s terms, not on Wall Street’s terms…Trump has done an amazing job. He doesn’t...

Last Week’s Stock Market Crash – An Advance Warning

The premises of this war {over} the huge bilateral trade deficit with China are very peculiar. The presumption is that the U.S. is better...

American Constitution Trumped

Once upon a time Americans were very sensitive on the subject of taxation. They even dumped British tea into the Boston Harbor as a...

America The Bully

"You f…g Americans. Who are you to tell us, the rest of the world, that we’re not going to deal with Iranians?" Richard Meddings, Standard...

Hurt China — Is That Trump’s Real Goal?

I hope what I’m about to say turns out to be too pessimistic and very wrong. But as an alternative scenario it must be...

Trump’s Favorite Advisors — Be Afraid

What really makes China so scary today is the fact that it has so many people, and it's also becoming an incredibly wealthy country...

National Security – An Abused Term

That hereafter no State court or court of the United States shall admit Chinese to citizenship; and all laws in conflict with this act...

Technology Marches On!

Peter Treadway is the author of The Dismal Optimist and graciously allows Tailwinds to republish his blog pieces.  Recently, it seemed like the stock market had...

Made in China 2025 – – Not to Worry!

by Peter Treadway, a Tailwinds' contributor The Chinese way of running their economic system is quite brilliant. I tip my hat to them. To avoid...

Can Trump Make a Deal With the New Asian Hegemon?

"There is a military option: to destroy North Korea’s nuclear program and North Korea itself…If there is going to be a war to stop...
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