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The Gold Standard and Foreign Exchange
A look at the relationship between the gold standard and foreign exchange.
# 122574 | 1,000 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Economics (International) , Economics (Macro)

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This paper examines the gold standard and the role of foreign exchange markets in today's economy. It further discusses and gives background information on the gold standard. The establishment of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1945is also highlighted. The paper concludes with a look at speculators and the foreign exchange market.

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"Because each nation-and now the European Community-issues its own currency, each currency is worth something different in relation to every other currency in the world. Economies which have strong economies generally have strong currencies, which is why today's currency markets are dominated by the yen, the American dollar and the euro. At some point in history enterprising traders devised ways to trade not in goods or services from one country to another but in the currency of various countries. Derided as..."

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