Week 7 discussion board:
Select one of the questions below and answer. Be sure to include a reference in your post!
- Do workers understand inflation?
- What makes the Fed’s policy announcements particularly important?
- Why do most economists believe that it is important for a country’s central bank be independent of the rest of the country’s central government? What was the most recent US Federal Reserve’s policy-making Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) report?
- What was the Fed saying they were going to do? What impacts are expcted?
Week 8 Discussion board:
Select one of the questions and answer. Be sure to include a reference in your post!
- What is the current price of gold? What factors have contributed to the price?
- What is the current price of silver? What factors have contributed to the price?
- Briefly describe how the Brentton Woods system operated.
- What is the difference between devaluation and a revaluation?
- What is destabilizing speculations?
- What role did destabilizing section play in the collapse of the Bretton Woods system?
- Why do investors move to precious metals?