Trump At G7 Talks about protectionism and Trade

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They restored a vow to fight protectionism – the use of import taxes and skewed regulations that favor domestic producers over their foreign competitors. The no-protectionism pledge had been a part of previous G-7 statements but was omitted after a meeting of the group’s finance ministers’ earlier this month in Bari, Italy. This time the G-7 leaders reiterated a “commitment to keep our markets open and to fight protectionism.” The Trump administration has argued that trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. […]

Be cautious when buying land in Texas

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The purchase of Land is something very specific and you need to approach it with caution. Did you know that there are many things that you have to pay attention to when purchasing land such as: -Zoning (Areas outside greater Houston -Codes, Covenants and Restrictions, including Home Owners Association guidelines) -Mineral Rights -Easements -Previous uses of land -Leaky Underground Storage Tanks -Cost of Building a home vs Cost of buying a home from a builder To give you just 2 examples of the above: 1) […]

Is Houston Texas on the list of Growing Manufacturing Jobs?

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The manufacturing industry made headlines recently following a Feb. 23 meeting between President Donald Trump and some of the country’s largest manufacturing CEOs. Whether any policy changes will emerge from the discussion remains to be seen, but the best strategy — in terms of fostering growth throughout the U.S. manufacturing sector — may be simply to do nothing. That’s because U.S. manufacturing jobs have been on the increase for the better part of five years. Manufacturing jobs declined by around 1 million positions throughout the […]


If Trump NAFTA and (TPP) Trans Pacific Partnership renegotiations fail, we will need Skilled industrial Manufacturing Jobs in the US

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Even if NAFTA renegotiation succeeds and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal fails, traditional manufacturing jobs won’t come back to the Rust Belt. Old-world assembly lines won’t roar back to life, and ex-line workers won’t get their same jobs back. The biggest threat to the traditional production line worker isn’t offshoring or free trade — it’s innovation. This innovation is largely responsible for the growth in the U.S. manufacturing industry, delivering new technologies that go into consumer products, connected aircraft, and various kinds of […]