Currency Misalignment Monitor, March 2023

New monthly index tracks currency misalignment based on latest market rates Dollar is 11.2% overvalued Japanese yen 27.7% undervalued Chinese yuan 18.9% undervalued CMM is a partnership between the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and the Blue Collar Dollar Institute (BCDI). Today we are launching our Currency Misalignment Monitor (CMM). The CMM uses the…

Record U.S. Goods Trade Deficit in 2022 As Electronics, Vietnam Imports Rise

Key Points The U.S. goods trade deficit ballooned to $1.19 trillion in 2022, an increase of 9% from the previous year. This is a U.S. and world record. Imports of electronic goods, machinery & appliances, and vehicles account for more than half of the trade deficit. While China continues to be the leading source of…

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Treasury Takes Car Buyers and Congress For a Ride

Last August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping bill that has already led to tens of billions in private investment into U.S. manufacturing. But the U.S. Treasury department’s haphazard, inchoate implementation of the electric vehicle purchasing tax credits has led to consumer chaos and uncertainty in the new car market. Worse yet,…