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US President, Donald Trump is pushing ahead with his protectionist program as he looks to boost the US manufacturing sector. The new tariffs he is imposing on imports is having a negative affect on global equity markets, a sign that his policies are not being welcomed by investors.

The tit for tat trade wars have in fact boosted the US Dollar which is, in fact, making imports for US companies cheaper.

This article is not investment advice. Investors should do their own research or consult a professional advisor.

Michael Morton

Michael Morton

Michael has worked within the Financial Industry for more than 20 years. Starting out as a financial analyst, he has extensive experience working with fund management groups and brokerages.

With an interest in Stocks and Shares, Funds, ETFs and Commodities, his investment focus is medium to long term gains, with the objective of financial security on retirement, and building wealth for his young children for their adult life. His broker of choice is Hargreaves Lansdown.

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