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Wondering about the American economy? This animated video explains inflation, stagflation, recession and more, all in 5 minutes. Take the time to listen to this video, it is only 5 minutes long and will help you to understand what is […]

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This is an updated version of “Economic Armageddon and You.” It’s an easy-to-understand overview of the global economic crisis. Take the time to listen to this video, it is only 5 minutes long and will help you to understand what […]

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Imagining a world without the dollar (MIGHT LOOK MORE LIKE A NIGHTMARE)  (Page 2) By Barry Eichengreen In a world without dollars, it follows, the right to issue notes would have to be limited to a set of regulated entities […]

By Barry Eichengreen The dollar doesn’t have much clout these days. The greenback has lost 12 percent of its value against foreign currencies since the chaotic period after the failure of Lehman Brothers in 2008, and nearly 5 percent since […]

Americans are more interested in their wallets than any other item in their house.  They shop on Sundays because they work the other 6 days (including Mom), balancing their shrinking checkbooks instead of going to church (and who’d ever think of tithing […]

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