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Here Are All the Headlines From Mnuchin’s Bloomberg Interview

Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, center, speaks during an interview in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18, 2018.
Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, center, speaks during an interview in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18, 2018.Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sat down for a round-table interview in Bloomberg’s Washington office on Tuesday. Here’s a roundup of the news that emerged from his conversation with editors and reporters.

Mnuchin Blames Volcker Rule, High-Speed Trading for Volatility
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin blamed volatility in equity markets partly on high-speed trading and the effect of the Volcker Rule, adding that he planned to conduct an inter-agency review of market structure. “Over a longer period of time the market reflects various different economic components but a normal trading day now is a 500-point range. A lot of that has to do with market structure, and that’s something we’re going to take a look at,” he said.