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".I don't know whether to laugh or cry,"

Three Reasons the China Currency Bill Will Backfire

David Zeiler writes: A Senate bill that aims to restore American jobs by punishing China for its undervalued currency may resonate with a frustrated American public, but it won't work.

In fact, instead creating jobs, the bill is more likely to trigger a damaging trade war with China and increase retail prices for Americans - further hurting the consumer spending that has already been undermined by high unemployment.

"This move is idiotic on so many fronts, I don't know whether to laugh or cry," said Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald.

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