Weighted average import tariffs in the US are less than half of those in China, less than a third of the world average, and nearly a quarter of those in India
The most affected states are West Virginia, followed by New Hampshire, Ohio, Massachusetts, and Maine
Chinese tariffs on US products will be more ‘self-harming’ for China than US tariffs on Chinese goods will be for the US.
The size of new homes has grown by over 50% since 1984
The 19.1% decline in working wages for Greeks is approaching the magnitude of the decline in wages in the US during the Great Depression.
While it reached its maximum geographic extent in 1683 AD, its decline was famously slow and it remained a significant power into the 20th century
More countries have crude petroleum or refined petroleum products as their largest export than any other category
It’s that generation of people who think that society owes them a profit but they don’t want to bear the risk
Drug overdoses now kill more Americans every year than were killed in the entire Vietnam War
Continued or accelerated QE will serve little additional stimulative purpose