Trump’s forex broadsides have a purpose. He is clearly concerned about the dollar’s recent loss of competitive edge, as it conflicts with his vision of putting ‘America First’, pricing US products back into global trade markets and returning jobs to the domestic economy. Photo: Reuters
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Why the US is whipping up a needless currency row with China, Japan and Europe

If any country is guilty of exploiting currency devaluation for their own ends, the US has been a prime exponent of the game for decades

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Trump’s forex broadsides have a purpose. He is clearly concerned about the dollar’s recent loss of competitive edge, as it conflicts with his vision of putting ‘America First’, pricing US products back into global trade markets and returning jobs to the domestic economy. Photo: Reuters
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