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Goldman Sachs analysis suggests NAFTA changes will be 'only incremental'

August 11, 2017
Researchers with Goldman Sachs believe the renegotiation of NAFTA “will probably result in only incremental changes,” and they've employed a novel method to back up that theory. According to a daily Goldman report for clients on world markets, the researchers conducted what they call a “simple text analysis” of more than 1,500 comments on NAFTA renegotiation priorities submitted to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative earlier this year. Here's how it worked: The researchers screened out form letters and...

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