Understanding today’s new deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada requires a look back at the family tree of previous trade agreements. Each agreement passes down some of it’s genetics to the next in line. Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister used the metaphor of child birth to that of the negotiations for this new agreement. “The contractions may be painful but each one gets you closer to the baby.” And just like adding a new member to the family, there is a lot of anticipation regarding the inevitable change that will ensue.
Take a look at One Capital Management’s Autumn Folio 2018 to better understand the agreements and how they may affect the markets. OCM Autumn Folio 2018