Posts Tagged ‘currency manipulation’

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    Frugal Fatigue and Yuan Updates

    Apr 7, 10 • 192 Views • Businesses, Households, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Re a March 21 post about frugal fatigue… For a fifth straight month, consumer spending is up, meaning perhaps that we are headed for a “V” recovery?   Data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

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    Yuan or Yen

    Mar 27, 10 • 175 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    Harvard professor Niall Ferguson, called China a currency manipulator in a recent interview. Next month, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will let us know if he agrees. The United States has not formally called China a currency manipulator since