Don't lose sleep over tariffs and trade wars

March 12, 2018

The recent push by the White House to levy punitive tariffs on global trading partners is unlikely to derail the U.S. economy, according to Emory W. (Sandy) Sanders, Jr., CFA, senior portfolio manager of John Hancock Fundamental Large Cap Core Fund. Sandy outlines his view on U.S. economic resilience to tensions over trade.    

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