Why Currency Exchange Rates Matter


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By Money For the Rest of Us and J. David Stein. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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

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