by Alan Tonelson, Thursday, December 05, 2013
Once again, government statisticians have reminded Americans that U.S. trade policy has been a growth killer, not a growth engine. How can Congress even think about granting President Obama's request to serve up more of the same?
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Up to the Minute Commentary:
More Evidence that New Trade Deals Had Better Deal with Currency Manipulation
The latest import price figures show that Japan and China keep manipulating their currencies to America's disadvantage, and help explain why President Obama's neglect of such protectionism will turn his proposed Trans-Pacific agreement into a disaster for the U.S. economy.
A Currency Hawk in Dove's Clothing?
A forthcoming book reportedly portrays Bush administration Treasury Secretary and former Goldman Sachs chief Hank Paulson as a determined opponent of China's currency manipulation. Here's why you should read with great caution.