TITLE

It's the Dollar, Stupid (and Taxes, Too)

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/11/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the stimulus package proposed by the U.S. administration under President George W. Bush to rejuvenate the weakening economy of the U.S. The author argues that the Bush administration should stop the weakening of the dollar in order to rejuvenate the economy. The author relates the role of the weak dollar in inflation. The author suggests the expansion of the tax cuts on dividends and interest that expire in 2010.
ACCESSION #
31193706

 

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