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Does America Need a Strong Dollar Policy?

Does America Need a Strong Dollar Policy? from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates on It’s often taken for granted that America needs a strong dollar.  When the value of the U.S. dollar is strong relative to other currencies, it becomes attractive to investors and allows Americans to buy foreign goods and services cheaply.  But in times of recession, are we better off with a weak dollar that stimulates U.S. manufacturing by making our goods cheaper and more competitive?  Or will the loss of purchasing power and currency manipulation abroad, offset the potential gains? … Read more

Fed Action to Prompt Return to Gold Standard

James Grant, founder & editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, predicts that the result of recent Federal Reserve action will prompt a return to the gold standard for the United States. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance." … Read more

Would Returning to Gold Standard End Currency Wars?

Bank of New York Mellon's Michael Woolfolk and TCW's Komal Sri-Kumar discuss the currency wars on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." … Read more

Virginia Considers Minting Its Own Currency

Lehrman Institute Chairman Lewis Lehrman on concerns about the outlook for the U.S. economy and dollar. … Read more

Strong Growth Depends On Sound Money

Ralph Benko of and scoffs at the notion of the federal government minting trillion dollar coins to avoid the debt ceiling, and explains how sound money can bring greater peace and prosperity. … Read more

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