Unformatted text preview: Hint: assume that you have $350 available for investment. A. Start with $350. Buy 10 ounces of gold with dollars at $35 per ounce. Convert the gold to £200 at £20 per ounce. Exchange the £200 for dollars at the current rate of $1.80 per pound to get $360. B. Start with $350. Exchange the dollars for pounds at the current rate of $1.60 per pound. Buy gold with pounds at £20 per ounce. Convert the gold to dollars at $35 per ounce. C. a) and b) both work D. None of the above 10. Suppose that the United States is on a bimetallic standard at $30 to one ounce of gold and $2 for one ounce of silver. If new silver mines open and flood the market with silver, A. only the silver currency will circulate. B. only the gold currency will circulate. C. no change will take place since citizens could exchange their gold currency for silver currency at any time. D. none of the above...
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- Spring '11
- Exchange Rate, United States dollar, $1.80, $2, $1.60, ounce, $1.75