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Discussing the current situation of the American economy. Describing why the economy isn't doing well.

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American economy

  1. 1. S AR AH K O H S E 2 F V 2 The American Economy
  2. 2. My articles  US job figures worse than expected  German exporters wary over currency wars  Why growth still feels like recession
  3. 3. Employment figures  Job figures: many lay-offs  Sinking the dollar  Currency wars  Stock market problems
  4. 4. Quantitative easing  Quantitative easing  Federal Reserve  Pumping funds in the economy  Consequences  Keep interest rates lower  Rising inflation the next couple of years
  5. 5. Quantitative easing  Effect on Germany  Export growth  Currency Euro  Printing money in America  currency devaluation  Non-tariff trade barriers of China Discussion in America
  6. 6. The current situation  Recession?  2% growth  Growth is what defines the end.  Growth needs to be 2.5 %.  Unemployment will stop rising
  7. 7. The inventory cycle  Inventory fluctuation  Average of 1.1 % growth  The current situation  Inventory cycle helps the growth  More demand, more production  Future  Will slow the growth down
  8. 8. A contradiction  Preventable !  We need more jobs: Spend more money  people work for it  But the government says: SAVE!  Large salaries  Promotions  Solution  Lower the cost of the government
  9. 9. Conclusion  The american economy isn’t doing well.  Problems in the future.  Problems for Barack Obama.  Fix it  an impact on the rest of the world.
  10. 10. T H E A M E R I C A N E C O N O M Y Thank you for your attention. Sarah Kohse 2 FV 2

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