Steven Mnuchin: Trade tensions haven't impacted US economy
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the Trump administration's efforts to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the state of the U.S. economy, U.S. trade talks with China, USMCA and government spending.
Jim Rogers has been fascinated by China since he drove his motorcycle across the country in the 1980s. The investing legend joins Real Vision to give his view of the rising Asian superpower and, more broadly, on rising Asia in general. Rogers provides his views on the Hong Kong crisis and the simmering trade war. He also weighs in on whether the era of US dollar primacy has passed — especially now that the United States has become, in Rogers’ view, “the largest debtor nation in the history of the world.” Filmed on September 10, 2019 in Singapore.
China’s recent economic numbers are the second worst in its history?! Leland Miller, CEO of China Beige Book, argues this using his firm’s proprietary data from the third quarter of 2019. He breaks down the discrepancies between the data his firm has collected and the official narrative espoused by the Chinese authorities. Miller shares his prediction for the maximum upside and downside scenarios for the Chinese economy over the next decade. Filmed on September 26, 2019 in New York.