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(What's Left of) Our Economy: The Case for Keeping it Simple with China Trade Just Got Stronger

I haven’t been closely following the Labor Department’s import price data lately, and that’s been an oversight. As is clear from this morning’s figures (for August), they keep telling a fascinating and important tale about China’s ongoing manipulation of its currency and how it does and doesn’t impact U.S. 1,483 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Defining Currency Manipulation for Scott Sumner

A little over a week ago, Scott Sumner wrote a post complaining that I had not yet given him a definition of currency manipulation. That complaint was a little bit surprising to me, because I have been writing about currency manipulation off and on for almost five years already on this blog ( 2,155 more words

Scott Sumner

The Dilemma Over Zimbabwe Bond Notes

In November of 2016, Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe issued bond notes in an attempt to keep the country’s domestic economy afloat. Mugabe claimed that the value… 481 more words


Notes From Underground: Cleaning Out The Financial News Stables

Today, Rick Santelli and I offered insights into this week’s FOMC meeting, coupled with the recent ECB actions. I noted that the Italian BOND FUTURES… 575 more words


Diplomatic Lifestyle Journal June 2017 Edition



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