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The Wrong Way to Double Exports – Judy Shelton

Posted by Judy Shelton
January 26, 2011
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Beware of President Obama’s call for a doubling of U.S. exports over the next five years as a way to reduce the unemployment rate. The obvious quick route to export success for any nation is to depreciate its currency. Dollar depreciation is already being pushed by the Obama administration as the key solution for resolving […]

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Currency Chaos: Where Do We Go From Here? – Judy Shelton

Posted by Judy Shelton
October 16, 2010
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‘The most important initiative you could take to improve the world economy would be to stabilize the dollar-euro rate.’Global monetary relations are in disarray. Exchange rates fluctuate wildly among the world’s major trade partners, spawning talk of protectionism and a currency war. Gold is soaring as the dollar slides, and economists debate whether the biggest […]

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The Recovery Starts With Sound Money – Judy Shelton

Posted by Judy Shelton
May 27, 2010
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The willingness to work for the sake of future prosperity is a universal human quality, but people must believe there is a link between effort and reward. The euro is beset with fiscal calamities that threaten its downfall, and markets in the U.S. are roiled by uncertainty over the government’s financial regulatory legislation. But don’t […]

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One Currency Doesn’t Require “One Europe”

Posted by Judy Shelton
March 19, 2010
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 The creation of the euro was either the greatest historic achievement of the last century—or its worst delusion. Not to be glib, but the answer is both: The euro represents a magnificent step toward fulfilling money’s highest purposes—to serve as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, and a store of value—but it’s also […]

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