IB200_Wk6_Foreign_Exchange

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IB 200 Discussion Section Week 6 13th/14th Oct 2011
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Agenda Debrief on “Commanding Heights” Video Foreign exchange Worksheet Currency quotes Currency regimes Currency convertibility Currency prices Spot & forward rates
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Debrief on “Commanding Heights” Video How is this Asian Financial Crisis similar to what has happened recently in the U.S.? What were the causes of our financial crisis? What has been the government response as the crisis mounted? New precedents? What happens when people lose confidence in the dollar? Based on this video, what should nations be doing now to lessen the chance for similar crises? IMF as moral hazard? Government bail outs as moral hazard? Are “markets” supposed to be only one way?
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relations between currencies www.google.com/finance (look over currency) Which currency is strengthening/weakening ? http://www.fxstreet.com/rates-charts/currency-rates/
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