Situational awareness: Apple Inc, the world’s most valuable publicly listed company, is in danger of being beaten by Amazon.com Inc to the $1 trillion mark. [Reuters]
Surrounded by applauding steel and aluminum workers, President Trump holds up the 'Section 232 Proclamations' on steel imports. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The Trump trade war is officially here, but it's watered-down compared to the global tariffs expected after last week.
The big picture, from Axios' Jonathan Swan: This will still meet fierce opposition from free traders and large sections of the business community. But it’s not nearly so bad as it originally appeared. Trump initially wanted to impose these tariffs on everyone with no exceptions and no room for exclusions. There’s now plenty of wiggle room.
"Women across Europe and Asia [demonstrated] for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day," the A.P. reports.