2:00PM Water Cooler 2/20/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, I started today filled with good intentions, and then got a late start. I will add more material in a bit! –lambert UPDATE 2:52PM All done! Trade “China’s got a trade problem that can’t be solved by Belt and Road” [South China Morning Post]. “That’s Belt and Road […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/15/2018

Today's Water Cooler: Tax reform, good Presidents, Missouri Democrats, industrial production, Maersk, Tesla, Mr. Market, food stampsToday's Water Cooler: Tax reform, good Presidents, Annie Rice in St Louis, industrial production, Maersk, Tesla, Mr. Market, food stamps

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/14/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “President Donald Trump has yet to make any concrete decisions regarding whether to proceed with limiting imports of steel and aluminum for national security reasons — but after a bipartisan, bicameral meeting at the White House on Tuesday with lawmakers and a half-dozen of his top advisers, he’s at […]