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American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
American economy - Good Times, Bad Times
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American economy - Good Times, Bad Times

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In the next view minutes I would like to give you a presentation about the American Economy en his current situation.

In the next view minutes I would like to give you a presentation about the American Economy en his current situation.

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  • 1. GOOD TIMES, BAD TIMES
  • 2. OVERVIEW2  History American economy  The Bretton Woods system  Financial Crisis  Recession  IMF  Current situation  Latest news  Conclusion  Sources
  • 3. HISTORY  1944: Bretton Woods agreement  Debtor countries  Solution:  Eliminate imbalances  Creditor & debtor  PROBLEMS! The world's biggest debtor nation?  2007: Financial crisis 3
  • 4. HISTORY: SERIOUS GLOBAL DOWNTURN 4
  • 5. HISTORY  2008-2009: Recession  The theory:  Debtor  Creditor  IMF = International Monetary Fund  Raison  Imports and exports back into balance 5
  • 6. CURRENT SITUATION  The downside of the system  Little traction?  “go nuclear”  Impose trade barriers  Fear:  High unemployment  Crippled housing market  Social & political headache 6
  • 7. CURRENT SITUATION  Revaluation of the Yuan  Magic bullet?  US manufacturing base  Difficulty?  Private sector  Government 7
  • 8. LATEST NEWS  So what happens now?  China  A medium-term plan  A five- or 10-year period  During the meeting of the IMF (October):  More balanced pattern of global growth  Recognising the responsibilities of surplus  Deficit countries 8
  • 9. LATEST NEWS  After the meeting of the IMF  Closer to pushing the nuclear button  Jobs figures  fragility of the economy  Meeting  impotence of the multilateral system  US house prices  Consumer confidence 9
  • 10. CONCLUSION  Uncertain  Housing market  IMF Towards an economy that can handle the future! 10
  • 11. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THIS SLIDECAST!
  • 12. SOURCES  Guardian  http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/oct/11/imf -talks-currency-wars  BBC news  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11598053  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11628871 12

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