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(What's Left of) Our Economy: June Import Price Data Show no Inflation Effect but Lots of Currency Manipulation

This morning the Labor Department released its data for import prices in June. The two big takeaways: First, if the U.S. economy does face the threat of gathering inflation, don’t blame import prices. 587 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Our So-Called Foreign Policy: America Caves at the China Dialogue

The latest U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue ended today, and both sides are acting as pleased as punch. I can see why Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang pronounced this session of the biannual high level talks as a… 445 more words


Obama urged to prohibit Chinese currency manipulation

In a preemptive move before an upcoming negotiations between the United States and China over monetary and political issues, two federal lawmakers have resubmitted a proposal stating that the Chinese currency manipulation should be stopped as it hurts United States companies.
The Republican Sen….

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Historically Bad April Trade Report Shows Dangers of Obama Agenda

I usually call the main features of the monthly trade figures issued by the U.S. government “highlights,” but if you read on, you’ll see why the historically bad April numbers released this morning make that a whopping misnomer. 667 more words