Money For the Rest of Us
Money For the Rest of Us
J. David Stein
Why Currency Exchange Rates Matter
23 minutes Posted Nov 18, 2020 at 9:00 am.
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How a nation's balance of payments impacts its currency exchange rate as evidenced by Turkey and other countries.

Topics covered include:

  • What is a nation's balance of payments, its current account, and its capital account
  • How an individual's personal financial flows are similar to those of a country
  • What is causing the currency crisis in Turkey and Lebanon
  • Why gold imports have increased by 150% in Turkey
  • What is the Triffin dilemma or paradox and how does it impact the United States
  • What individuals can do to manage currency risks


Thanks to The Great Courses Plus and Policygenius for sponsoring the episode.

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