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Is a Full-Blown Depression in the Cards?

As investors await the latest FOMC meeting minutes, the ongoing battle over global trade remains at the forefront of attention. China, the EU, the U.S. and other regions thus far appear determined to dig in and try to hold their ground as tensions over trade escalate further. The current tit-for-tat exchanges of tariffs could be only the beginning, with even larger measures potentially being implemented. Although the opinions are quite varied as to how a global trade war could play out, such a scenario could... Continue Reading