Global stocks largely rebounded on Tuesday after concerns over a weakened U.S. economy sent international markets tumbling. Jim Fallows of the Atlantic Monthly discusses how China’s lending and asset buying impact the U.S. markets and economic stability. Continue reading
This installment’s “guest vetter” is Martin Neil Baily, now with the Brookings Institution. He was chairman of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors and is a certified VKP (very knowledgeable person). If you wish to be even more suitably … Continue reading
- Could you please explain the long-term decline of the dollar and predict the long-term implications of this trend?
Question/Comment: Please explain the long-term decline of the dollar and predict the long-term implications of this trend. As an aside, you are a great reporter. You present complicated economic issues in an intelligent and understandable manner. I always perk up … Continue reading
The U.S. Mint released into circulation millions of gold-covered dollar coins bearing the likeness of George Washington Thursday. U.S. Mint Director Edmund Moy discusses the decision to introduce the coin, after previous attempts to do so were unsuccessful. Continue reading