“I will direct my secretary of the treasury to label China a currency manipulator. China is a currency manipulator. What they have done to us by playing currency is very sad.” Donald Trump, October 22, 2016″
At the President’s Mar-A-Lago resort last Thursday evening Donald Trump and Xi Jinping dined on Caesar salad, Dover sole and New York strip steaks, paired with a 2014 Girard Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine which one reviewer on wine website Vivino describes as tasting “like a swamp in a good way”.
China’s President Xi Jinping arrives on U.S. President Donald Trump’s home turf tomorrow for a hugely anticipated showdown between the leader of the world’s hegemon and its principal rising power. Don’t expect to see the pair hit the golf course.
Earlier this week, the latest U.S. Consumer Confidence index figure was released, showing that consumers are the most confident they’ve been in 16 years. This might sound great but as they say, the higher you are the farther you fall.