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Trump Contradicts His Own Administration, Accuses China of Manipulating Its Currency

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It barely feels like news at this point when Donald Trump tweets nonsense about the economy. And yet, I found myself fixated on this outburst about foreign exchange markets this morning:
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Trump Blasts China, Russia for FX Devaluation as Fed Hikes

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President Donald Trump accused China and Russia of devaluing their currencies, opening a new front in his argument that foreign governments are taking advantage of the U.S. economy to support their own expansions.
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Trump contradicts own Treasury Department with China currency tweet

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President Trump lashed out at China and Russia for playing a "currency devaluation game."
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Trump slamming Russia for currency devaluation shows lack of knowledge or bias - analyst to RT

Trump slamming Russia for currency devaluation shows lack of knowledge or bias - analyst to RT

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The ruble has lost nine percent of its value after Washington sanctions targeted Russian businesses. But that's not the reason for the ruble's depreciation, according to US President Donald Trump.
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Trump contradicts his Treasury Department, accuses China and Russia of currency cheating

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"Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!” the president wrote on Twitter.
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Trump puts Russia, China on blast for 'currency devaluation'

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President Donald Trump on Monday accused Russia and China of devaluing their nation's currencies, potentially ratcheting up trade tensions while also appearing to take a swipe at his own Federal Reserve. "Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!” the president tweeted. Trump's sweeping claim came after the U.S. avoided designating any of its major trading partners as currency manipulators in the Treasury Department's semi-annual currency report, though it did denounce “the increasingly non-market direction of...
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Trump launches peculiar attack on China and Russia for 'playing the Currency Devaluation game'

Trump launches peculiar attack on China and Russia for 'playing the Currency Devaluation game'

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President Donald Trump attacked China and Russia saying the countries are "playing the Currency Devaluation game."
The tweet comes a few days after a report from the Treasury Department that did not name either country as a currency manipulator.
President Donald Trump attacked China and Russia for changes in their currency in a tweet Monday, in a peculiar attack that came despite the Treasury Department naming neither as currency manipulators.
"Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates," Trump said. "Not acceptable!"
The Treasury...
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