The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, David Williamson, health-care editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and David discuss the latest tit-for-tat in the U.S.-China trade battles. After a U.S. tariff on tires made in China, China responded with a tariff of its own on SUVs and large cars. Will this affect the big automakers? And is this a sign of more trade battles to come?

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