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Guns of August

3 August 2018 By Gina Chon

The White House may increase tariffs on $200 bln of Chinese imports to 25 pct. Big firms like Caterpillar can absorb the cost, but an escalating battle could force smaller businesses to close or fire workers. It may require a heavy toll, though, for the president to call a truce.

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