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May 21st, 2019 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast with Neil Cavuto (June 21) to discuss tariffs and whether they are good for the U.S. and the economy. Kerrigan said there are many other policies that the President can point to enacted under his leadership that have led to strong economic growth, but […]

May 10th, 2019 by

On May 9, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan appeared on Cavuto’s Coast-To-Coast to discuss the latest round of tariffs being imposed by President Trump on China, Chinese negotiation missteps, and whether the strength of the economy has and will serve as a buffer against the costs.  Kerrigan joined David McIntosh, President of the […]

April 19th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On April 18, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) released the report, “U.S.- Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors,” which found that the USMCA agreement would increase U.S. GDP by $68.2 billion and add 176,000 jobs. Small Business & […]

April 18th, 2019 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- According to the latest release from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, international trade continues to be a major question mark for the U.S. economy. In February 2019, both U.S. exports and imports inched ahead. Unfortunately, the trend over the past eight months regarding exports has been generally down, with […]

March 27th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The biggest question mark when it comes to policy and the U.S. economy is trade. And the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis highlights the resulting problems. Exports (seasonally adjusted) were up slightly in January compared to December. January’s monthly exports came in $207.3 billion, which was off […]

March 6th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- If you mistakenly believe that trade deficits are bad for the U.S. economy, then you can’t be pleased with the trade deficits reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis for December 2018, and for all of 2018. In reality, though, trade deficits do not signal economic troubles. Instead, trade deficits […]

February 27th, 2019 by

On February 27, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel of experts for Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Fox Business to discuss the U.S.-China trade deal situation, the North Korea talks and their impact on the markets, small business and economy. Watch the segment here, or by clicking the image above.  

February 25th, 2019 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Karen Kerrigan- On February 13, a diverse group of trade associations, businesses, and advocacy groups launched the “Pass USMCA Coalition,” an alliance advocating for the swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the 116th Congress. SBE Council is a member of this important coalition. (Read the media release about […]

February 13th, 2019 by

SBE Council joins “Pass USMCA Coalition” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Troisi    (202) 471-4228, ext.120   emily@keybridge.biz WASHINGTON, D.C., February 13, 2019 — Today, a diverse group of trade associations, businesses, and advocacy groups launched the “Pass USMCA Coalition,” an alliance advocating for the swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement during the 116th Congress. Pass USMCA […]

February 7th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- As federal agencies serving up data on the economy work to catch up after the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on November trade numbers on February 6. The data told a troubling story in terms of both exports and imports. Exports fell in November, […]

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