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This week was an interesting one.

The ebbs and flows of the equity market's volatility is closely correlated with the tensions surrounding trade.

These trade headwinds are dramatically impacting progress. And, frankly, it's a shame.

Recently though, this was taken to all-new levels. That's because President Trump went on the record and stated that import autos are presenting a national security threat to the U.S.

I am still scratching my head.

Trade poses a national security risk? Huh?

This caused a ripple effect across the automotive industry and some companies are not keeping quiet. In fact, the team at Toyota issued a statement. One line implied that it sends a message to Toyota that "our investments are not welcomed."

That said, Toyota has said it will invest $13 billion in the U.S. market by 2021. If President Trump's rhetoric DERAILS that, does he deserve the blame?

What say you, Spies?



...Toyota Motor Corp on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat, saying it sends a message to the Japanese automaker that “our investments are not welcomed."

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IF Toyota Pulls The Plug On Its $13B Investment In The U.S. Market, Will President Trump Get The Blame — And Will He DESERVE It?

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