TITLE

Diagnosing the dollar's decline

AUTHOR(S)
Dentzer, Susan
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the dollar sank against the German mark and hit a postwar low against the Japanese yen, triggering a move by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to buy dollars and shore up the currency. Various theories about what should determine currency prices; Comments by economist Charles Engel on the seemingly irrationality of markets; What steps the US government can take, given the chaos in the markets.
ACCESSION #
9407017503

 

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