Mnuchin Says Strong Dollar 'good Thing' In Long Run

By MarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the strong U.S. dollar is a "good thing" in the long run in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. Mnuchin said that the strength of the dollar has to do with where the U.S. economy is relative to the rest of the world's. "For longer-term purposes, an appreciation of the dollar is a good thing, and I would expect longer-term, as you've seen over periods of time, the dollar does appreciate."

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