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Timothy Aeppel

U.S. CEOs who win trade barriers for their firms see big compensation boost: study

05 Nov 2019

The compensation of U.S. CEOs rises sharply when their companies gain import restrictions against foreign competitors, according to a new research paper.

Some U.S. electronics factories start layoffs as trade tariffs hit

23 Oct 2019

U.S. electronics factories are investing less and slowing hiring or laying off workers in some cases due to the rising costs of trade tariffs, according to an industry survey set for release on Wednesday.

How a small aluminum maker won U.S. trade protection

18 Oct 2019

HAWESVILLE, Ky. When Donald Trump won the White House, the sprawling aluminum smelter that hugs the Ohio River here was operating at less than half its capacity, and most of its skeleton crew of 270 remaining workers were fearful about their future. | Video

RV Makers See Bumpy Road, Cut Shipment Projection

30 Aug 2019

U.S. shipments of recreational vehicles are expected to drop more sharply this year than previously projected as a slowing economy and a tariff-fueled surge in material costs bite into sales, according to an analysis done for the industry’s main trade group.

North American companies boost spending on industrial robots - study

20 Aug 2019

North American companies increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remained tight-fisted about other types of investments amid a prolonged trade war with China.

RPT-FOCUS-To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines

25 Jul 2019

* NewAir, Danby to change most of their product lines this year

To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines

25 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK When U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in May his intention to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, management at California-based NewAir Appliances knew they needed to do something or their business would be in trouble. | Video

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry

18 Jul 2019

ELKHART, Ind. Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers.

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