If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's how the auto industries in the US, Canada and Mexico feel when it comes to the rules of origin in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The president wrote that the Fed is "the only problem our economy has." Wall Street stocks plunged for a fourth straight session despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's efforts to reassure investors.
The Trump administration received a setback over its new rules banning asylum for people who illegally cross the US border. The judges denied a White House plea to allow the ban while lower courts address its legality.
As the US and Mexico unveil a reworked trade agreement, the old one's third leg, Canada, said its signature is needed and it may not sign it. But what have the US and Mexico agreed and how much leverage does Ottawa have?
Bilateral discussions between Mexico and the US over the beleaguered NAFTA trade deal will continue into the weekend. The two countries have issues of their own to resolve before Canada will return to the table.
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