We Need An American Alternative to Huawei

By Jeff Ferry, Chief Economist President Trump’s decision over the weekend to allow US component and chip companies to sell to Chinese network builder Huawei was a questionable decision. We need independence from Huawei, not reliance on them as either a customer or network provider.  Yet the president’s decision was an inevitable result of the…

Why Tariffs Are Not Raising Prices

It’s now eight months after the first set of Trump administration tariffs went into effect, and so far the much-feared economic costs of tariffs have yet to appear. In most cases, consumers have not seen any increases in the pricesof goods containing tariffed products because the costs have been absorbed by producers in the supply…