Wednesday June 25, 2008 | The Dollar

June 20, 2008 at 10:19 am | Posted in Coming Up | 2 Comments

The U.S. dollar has suffered declines for a long period of time and remains weak in international currency.  What does that mean for American citizens and the American economy?  We’ll learn about currency exchange, foreign markets and the future of the dollar – if it has one.
Mark Vitner – Director and Senior Economist, Wachovia Bank
Dr. Lloyd Blenman – Professor of Finance, UNC Charlotte
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  1. If Saudi Arabia were to call for oil to be traded in euros, that announcement would be the end of the U.S. dollar. So the question to them is how long do they think this low dollaw trend will continue?
    By the way!! GREAT SHOW!!

  2. By the way… accordingly to the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank web site.(

    Since 2001 the dollar has gone down 22%. A product that cost $1 in 2001 now cost you $1.22. and a product that cost $1.00 in 1947 in Today’s dollar it will cost $9.67. WOW!

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