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Can Trump Really Weaken the Dollar?

Although President Trump has stated that he believes the value of the dollar is too strong, “direct intervention in the foreign exchange market is not presently a realistic threat,” writes Russell A. Green, Will Clayton Fellow in International Economics, in this op-ed for The Huffington Post: http://huff.to/2lseuaS.