Donald Trump has tried to talk down the US dollar, and accused Europe and China of devaluing their currencies to gain an unfair competitive advantage. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Donald Trump wants a weaker US dollar. But that’s just bad economics

  • Trump has accused Europe and China of devaluing their currencies to gain trade advantages and claims the Fed is keeping interest rates too high. But, whether he likes it or not, a strong greenback is also a sign of a resilient US economy

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Donald Trump has tried to talk down the US dollar, and accused Europe and China of devaluing their currencies to gain an unfair competitive advantage. Photo: Reuters
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