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SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS COURSE

 

MODULE 11:
THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET (FOREX)

Textbook Reading:

Foreign Exchange Markets and Rates of Return
Read all sections except the section about Price-Specie Flow.

Who Owns the US National Debt
This article highlights the distribution of the US National Governmet debt among its holders.


(A 2016 version of the textbook reading is available at FlatWorld Knowledge.)

Presentation Slides:

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OVERVIEW

This session introduces the foreign exchange market for currency trades. It discusses the differences between floating and fixed rates and highlights some of the obvious, although sometimes confusing, features. We discuss motivations for FOREX participation by both investors and traders.

VIDEO LECTURE

This lecture was recorded in Fall 2016. It is 76 minutes long.

 

 

ANSWER KEY

Click HERE for answers to the textbook questions.

 

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