U.S. International Debt Has Doubled in Five Years to Over $50,000 For Each American

America’s international debt continues to grow. According to the federal government’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, our international debt, referred to in government data as Net International Investment Position (NIIP) reached negative $16.1 trillion at the end of 2022, in other words a debt of just over $16 trillion to foreigners. This is equivalent to 69%…

Secretary Janet Yellen

U.S. Treasury Continues Undoing of Inflation Reduction Act

On Friday, March 31, the U.S. Treasury launched their latest torpedo targeting the Inflation Reduction Act’s domestic manufacturing policies. This time, it’s over what countries have a “free trade agreement” with the United States. This is actually universally understood fact: there are twenty countries. But to grow the list beyond the twenty, so as to…

Currency Misalignment Monitor, April 2023

New monthly index tracks currency misalignment based on latest market rates Dollar is 11.5% overvalued Japanese yen 29.4% undervalued Chinese yuan 19.8% undervalued CMM is a partnership between the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and the Blue Collar Dollar Institute (BCDI). Uncertainty about the state of the world economy has dominated foreign exchange markets…