Companies working to dissuade Trump from his trade war

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As the threat of a full blown trade war gets more realistic, companies are working to counter it, CNBC reports.

The big picture: They don't want any confrontation with President Trump, per CNBC, but "want to exert as much influence as they can" to convince him not to enter into a serious trade battle.

How we arrived at a childless future

Data: U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Kerrie Vila/Axios

Changing economic incentives, social expectations for women, and religious landscapes have upended the global age structure — and we're only seeing the beginning.

Between the lines: The developed world is having fewer babies, which means fewer working-age people to support the bulge of retiring and aging baby boomers. Meanwhile the population of Africa is surging.