The greenback challenges Donald Trump’s agenda

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Mar 2, 2017
 The U.S. dollar is moving full steam ahead. It’s on its longest winning streak since May. That’s because investors like U.S. economic fundamentals and because they’re betting on an interest-rate hike by the Federal Reserve in March. But the rising…

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Surprise. China is not a currency manipulator

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Dec 5, 2016
Donald Trump has repeatedly said the opposite. Here's why he's wrong.
A post office employee counts Chinese yuan at a post office branch set up inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People during the National People's Congress on March 7.
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Strong dollar makes for weaker profits

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Companies face obstacles with a rising dollar.
Yesterday, Apple reported the slowest iPhone earnings since 2007, which it partially blamed on the the strong dollar. 
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It makes American products more expensive abroad and may continue to for a while.

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