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Economic growth continued at a robust rate in the third quarter, supporting the case for both a continued bull market in stocks and further rate hikes from the Fed.

The U.S. Stops Subsidizing Global Growth

The U.S. Stops Subsidizing Global Growth. According to the World Trade Organization, before the Trump tariffs were put in place, the U.S. had an average tariff of 3.4%. Canada had an average tariff of 4.0%, the EU 5.1%, Mexico 6.9%, China 9.8%, and South Korea 13.7% – all higher than the U.S., which means the playing field was tilted in favor of foreign countries. The U.S. was subsidizing them.

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