New Ride Starts After Roller-Coaster 2018 Ends
As the final days of 2018 pass by, the year has been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride. But then, what's new about that, some might say.
Geopolitical events certainly provided the background to an uncertain year. An escalating trade war between the United States and China – as well somewhat incomprehensible tariff impositions on solid US allies such as Canada, the EU and South Korea – made for global fears for the state of trade before the trade conflict was taken down a notch or two later in the year.