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Mnuchin Sweetens America First as Chance for Better World Growth

  • IMF meetings in Washington strike warmer tone on Trump policy
  • Previous pledge to avoid protectionism remains absent
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How Steven Mnuchin Got the Treasury Job

Donald Trump’s America First doesn’t necessarily leave the global economy last.

After three months of agonizing by policy makers over what the U.S. president’s combative policy stance would mean for trade and economic stability in the rest of the world, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is now sending a reassuring message to his counterparts: What works for us can help you too.