The House Financial Services Committee says American consumers are helped by a strong dollar, which lowers the price of imports to the tune of up to $45 billion per year in savings. In a $23 trillion economy, is an overvalued dollar really worth it?
The U.S. posted its usual trade deficit for the month of January. A look at what we buy, and who we buy it from.
Trillion-Dollar Capital Flows Into the U.S. Are Driven By Tax Avoidance, Trading, and a Tiny Bit of Real Investment
Global capital flows are the driving force behind the rise of the dollar, which rose 3.9% in 2021. In the last ten years, the dollar is up 25.5%. The US attracts capital for many reasons, including tax avoidance, speculative trading, and a relatively small amount of genuine investment. The deregulation of financial markets in the…
Yellen takes a pass on calling Vietnam, others, currency manipulators. That puts the onus on Commerce and the USTR to do something about it. Will they?
McKinsey has turned the corner on the Asia-centric model of globalization. It’s a “now-or-never” moment for US manufacturing. Here’s where CPA sees eye-to-eye.