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Jonathan Aberman: Tariffs and the age of aggrieved politics

Make no mistake: President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to impose tariffs on imports from China and our closest allies, including the EU and Canada, is a very big deal. We should all be concerned. This action is another example of the pol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Trade War Politics Don’t Matter to Counterfeiters

While most consumers will be feeling the pinch of higher prices for imported goods, tariffs are good news for makers and sellers of counterfeit goods......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 16th, 2019

Risky politics? Trump wields his tariffs as a weapon at home

His trade war already raging worldwide, President Donald Trump on Friday brandished his aggressive approach as a political weapon at home, too, casting himself as a fighter for American workers and scorning his chief Democratic rivals as weak......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 10th, 2019

China denies blowing up trade talks with the US hours before Trump"s new tariffs drop

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 9th, 2019

Trade worries keep shares weak, Turkey reels again

U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China kept global share markets weak on Tuesday, while Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its politics erupted again......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2019

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey"s troubles mount

World markets steadied on Tuesday after being rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China, though Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its politics erupted again......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2019

Jonathan Aberman: Elected officials need to own the transportation mess

Was it only last month that the Beltway was completely closed because of an overturned tanker truck? Did that event turn your drive home into a five-hour marathon? Was it only yesterday when you waited a half hour for a Metro train, only to find it t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2019

Jamie Dimon On Community College, Jobs, Tariffs And Politics

In an exclusive interview with CNN Business, CEO Jamie Dimon tells Poppy Harlow about JPMorgan Chase’s $350 million investment in the future of work. He also discusses what h.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 19th, 2019

Jonathan Aberman: What"s next for Greater Washington"s business community?

Editor's note: We are introducing a new column on the intersection of innovation and economic development this week from local business leader Jonathan Aberman. Watch for his weekly column online every Thursday, and read more about Aberman at the end o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

MERKEL WARNS: The EU will "defend its interests" if Trump pushes tariffs

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that she and the leaders of France and Britain are prepared to push back if the Trump administration doesn't permanently exempt them from n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: This study shows how cybersecurity can foster economic growth

Editor's note: We are introducing a new column on the intersection of innovation and economic development from local business leader Jonathan Aberman. Watch for his weekly column online every Thursday, and read more about Aberman at the end of this.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: New Md. cyber tax credits a big win on two fronts

Editor's note: We are introducing a new column on the intersection of innovation and economic development from local business leader Jonathan Aberman. Watch for his weekly column online every Thursday, and read more about Aberman at the end of this c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: It"s time for a new approach to innovation

Greater Washington needs a new approach to growing its technology startups. Unless we change what we are doing, the talent drain will continue, and economic activity will lag behind that of our competitors. Ten years ago, the region’s technology ec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Trump looks prepared to kick off a trade war with the European Union

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration will impose steel and aluminum tariffs on imports from the European Union, according to the Wall Street Journal. The tariffs come after talks between the EU a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Artificial intelligence is a killer — of jobs

Experts agree that artificial intelligence’s capabilities are multiplying at an exponentially increasing rate. AI software can exercise intelligence that matches or exceeds our own at more and more tasks. Once software can make its own decisions, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2018

IT"S A TRADE WAR: Europe, Mexico, and Canada retaliate against Trump"s steel and aluminum tariffs

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump announced that the European Union, Canada, and Mexico would soon be subject to steel and aluminum tariffs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 31st, 2018

Italian Politics + U.S. Trade Tariffs = Market Turmoil

Italian Politics + U.S. Trade Tariffs = Market Turmoil.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 3rd, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: We know noncitizen workers have huge role in local economy. A new study shows just how much.

A study on the role of non-U.S. citizens in our region’s work force was released last week by the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University. At a time when a lot of emotion surrounds the treatment of immigrants, I valued the opportu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Trump threatens all-out trade war with China, tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Evan Burfield and the art of ‘regulatory hacking’

I have long believed that our region has a specific model of technology entrepreneurship that is different from models elsewhere. Last week, another member of our community provided his perspective on what that model is, and why our region is an inn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Want to grow your organization? Hire an entrepreneur.

It’s a popular misconception that entrepreneurs cannot be effective leaders of larger organizations. That leads many organizations to turn away from the very type of leadership their organizations need. I live an entrepreneurial life, and it ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018