When Trump sat down across the table from Xi Jinping, he mistakenly believed that it was an opportunity to do business. Xi let him believe it.
While the economy continues to churn along even into 2018, well beyond what I had predicted, two recent events indicate that the gravy train may finally be coming to a long overdue halt.
As of yesterday, the DJI has only 24.64% of its gains since that date, representing a loss of roughly a third of its gains.
With China instituting 25% tariffs on over one hundred American made products, a trade war with China is no longer a mere hypothetical, and with Donald Trump being who he is, he is practically guaranteed to retaliate "ten times harder" (basically another way of saying he'll grossly overreact to this threat to his manhood).