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Trade War

Postby NoLongerALurker » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:44 pm

So...for those who understand these things: Will trade wars lead deader corporate groups? Will cap markets work slow down in a trade war? Merger work? Bankruptcy? What's the general trajectory here?


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Re: Trade War

Postby sflyr2016 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:09 pm

Tariffs divert demand from foreign goods to domestic goods. So, many domestic domestic industries will benefit. If your firm reps those who’ve benefitted from that, you should see more activity. The opposite, of course, is true too: if you rep those who will be hurt from it, then you’ll likely see less activity.


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Re: Trade War

Postby Auxilio » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:43 am

As long as a big recession etc. doesn't happen, theoretically a situation with fluctuating winners and losers could also allow for more M&A (as some companies have extra cash/valuation and others are falling).

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Re: Trade War

Postby axel.foley » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:30 pm

there's a reason why TCR on this site for years has been to take Trade Law

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