China manipulates. But so does the US. The question is, who manipulates more?
China's Currency Policy Approaches Breaking Point
In his first few weeks in office, President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and confirmed his intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. The consensus is that it won’t be long before he turns his focus to China, which he calls a currency manipulator. China can weather such criticism, for now. But if Trump’s threats of trade sanctions and 45 percent tariffs become real, the economic impact for the world's second-biggest economy would be meaningful and could upend financial markets, potentially leading to a global recession. With economic ... (full story)