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Trump Trade Policy Ideas Could Trigger Recession, Stagflation, Economists Say

With American jobs tied to international trade, corporate finance professionals are waiting to see if Trump moves on those promises made during the presidential campaign. “If he wants to create jobs, drying up international trade is not the way to do it,” said James J. Angel, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, since getting American-made goods out into the global market depends on reciprocity with our trading partners.