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Trade Disputes Upset Markets

Trade Disputes Upset Markets

The ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalated in May. Read our recap of the month of May. Highlights include:

  • Recent market downturn has primarily been due to the uncertainty of trade disputes and the effects of the tariffs on the economy.
  • Longer term U.S. Treasury bonds fell to their lowest levels since 2017.
  • The U.S. imported $93 billion worth of vehicles from Mexico in 2018.
  • The U.S. Postal Service considers eliminating Saturday mail delivery due to low volume.

 

 

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