Category: Trade


Tariffs: Market & Economy Implications

What has Happened? President Trump has officially imposed a 25% tariff on steel imports, and 10% on aluminum, from everywhere in the world (pending some exemptions). Reasoning for these tariffs is a belief that other countries’ current trade practices are a threat to national security, as well as to save U.S. jobs. Several countries influenced...

Hedge the Euro? Not So Fast!

Content provided by Paula Wieck, CLS Manager of Investment Research While CLS still thinks Europe looks attractive, what about the euro? Clearly by increasing our European exposure, we are increasing our exposure to the euro as well. Despite the fact that the dollar has been on a tear lately, the euro has fallen considerably since...