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One possible factor that could derail potential rate hikes going forward are ongoing trade wars, particularly between the United States and China. Most recently, the Trump administration imposed a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods that includes a step-up increase to 25% by the end of the year, which was met with China imposing $60 billion worth of tariffs on U.S. goods last week.

“The president raised very, very good issues (on China),” said Dimon, but also said tariffs are “not a great way to go about it” as they “could easily offset some of the benefits from regulatory reform and tax reform.”

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