Ask the Dow: Here’s what the 30 Dow industrials companies say about a potential trade war

With the stock market reeling as worries of a potential trade war cast a pall over Wall Street, President Donald Trump tried to soothe investor fears by suggesting the tariffs on steel and aluminum announced Thursday would help America be great again.

Within a series of tweets early Friday, Trump tried to sway investor opinion by saying, “trade wars are good, and easy to win.”

Steel and aluminum industry groups were happy. The American Iron and Steel Institute said it was “pleased” with the tariffs announcement, while the Aluminum Association said “we appreciate” the president’s commitment to help the aluminum industry.

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