The presence of American companies in foreign nations was once seen as a sign of American superiority and an instrument of American cultural power. But today's Cold War revival views trade as merely collaboration with the "enemy."
During February 2022, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 7.1 percent. That's up from January's rate of 6.8 percent, and down from the February 2021 rate of 39.1 percent. Growth peaked in February 2021.