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If there’s one theme that has been driving the markets over the last few quarters, it has to be trade. One of President Trump’s key campaign promises was to make trade fairer to the United States. And after his wins on the tax policy front, 2018 has been the year when the Trump Administration has gotten serious about that campaign promise. As the negotiations have gone on, it’s been a rocky ride for the market. Trade-induced volatility has become the norm.

But that ride has recently gotten a bit smoother for investors.

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been reimagined between Mexico, Canada and the United States. There’s a lot in the new agreement, but the signing of the new trilateral deal does take some pressure off the market – especially for dividend and income seekers. All in all, the new NAFTA could be seen as a positive for stocks and their payouts.

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