Situational awareness: "A relentless nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast... Airlines canceled more than 2,800 flights, mostly in the Northeast... The Eastern Seaboard was hammered by wind gusts exceeding 50 mph, with possible winds of 80 to 90 mph on Cape Cod." [AP]
Economists are warning of a potentially sharp hit to the global economy and markets, spurred by President Trump's imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs, Axios Future of Work editor Steve LeVine notes.
An immediate example: Europe is preparing 25% tariffs on U.S. goods from Levi's to Harley Davidson bikes in a sign of brewing retaliation.
How a tariff retaliation back-and-forth could hit the global economy:
Rescue crews secure residents in the bucket of a front end loader as they are rescued from a flooded home in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy, MA. Photo: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
One example pops out from the The Wall Street Journal exploration of employees with workplace tattoos: