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The World of Currency Manipulation

Bullion Bulls Canada, by Jeff Nielson

Why is the U.S. dollar so strong? Currency manipulation. Why did the Russian ruble recently crash to record lows? 390 more words


American companies are in a profits recession: You can blame King Dollar

The U.S. economy is in the midst of a recession. Well, a profits recession, at least.

The consensus for Q3 earnings per share is down 2.8% from the third quarter of last year, and that’s following a 10.9% year-over-year decline in aggregate S&P 500 earnings in the second quarter. 785 more words


TPP & Currency Manipulation

In a recent Reuters online article, “Japan says TPP is not a place to negotiate currencies” http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/31/japan-economy-aso-idUSL3N10B06Y20150731, dated July 31st, 2015, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso made it clear that there would be no talks of manipulating currency rates in the TPP negotiations. 44 more words

TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership)

Economic Prejudice and High-Minded Sloganeering

In a post yesterday commenting on Paul Krugman’s takedown of a silly and ignorant piece of writing about monetary policy by William Cohan, Scott Sumner expressed his annoyance at the level of ignorance displayed people writing for supposedly elite publications like the… 719 more words

Scott Sumner

China's dangerous currency manipulation

I am surprised at John Mauldin’s view in his latest newsletter Playing the Chinese Trump Card:

….This whole myth that China has purposely kept their currency undervalued needs to be completely excised from the economic discussion.

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US & Canada

Japan’s finance minister warns China on yuan depreciation

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday lashed out at China by saying that if the recent yuan devaluation is the beginning of frequent currency manipulation then Tokyo is going to have to take action.

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What China's currency devaluation means for the world's trade deals

With the sudden depreciation of China’s renminbi, it’s worth looking at the link between currency values and trade agreements. China’s currency last week dropped by a cumulative 4.4% against the U.S. 626 more words