GOOD TIMES, BAD TIMES
OVERVIEW2
 History American economy
 The Bretton Woods system
 Financial Crisis
 Recession
 IMF
 Current situation
...
HISTORY
 1944: Bretton Woods agreement
 Debtor countries
 Solution:
 Eliminate imbalances
 Creditor & debtor
 PROBLE...
HISTORY:
SERIOUS GLOBAL DOWNTURN
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HISTORY
 2008-2009: Recession
 The theory:
 Debtor
 Creditor
 IMF = International Monetary Fund
 Raison
 Imports an...
CURRENT SITUATION
 The downside of the system
 Little traction?
 “go nuclear”
 Impose trade barriers
 Fear:
 High un...
CURRENT SITUATION
 Revaluation of the Yuan
 Magic bullet?
 US manufacturing base
 Difficulty?
 Private sector
 Gover...
LATEST NEWS
 So what happens now?
 China
 A medium-term plan
 A five- or 10-year period
 During the meeting of the IM...
LATEST NEWS
 After the meeting of the IMF
 Closer to pushing the nuclear button
 Jobs figures  fragility of the econom...
CONCLUSION
 Uncertain
 Housing market
 IMF
Towards an economy that can handle the future!
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THANK YOU FOR WATCHING
THIS SLIDECAST!
SOURCES
 Guardian
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/oct/11/imf
-talks-currency-wars
 BBC news
 http://www.bbc.c...
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American economy - Good Times, Bad Times

  1. 1. GOOD TIMES, BAD TIMES
  2. 2. OVERVIEW2  History American economy  The Bretton Woods system  Financial Crisis  Recession  IMF  Current situation  Latest news  Conclusion  Sources
  3. 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. 4. HISTORY: SERIOUS GLOBAL DOWNTURN 4
  5. 5. HISTORY  2008-2009: Recession  The theory:  Debtor  Creditor  IMF = International Monetary Fund  Raison  Imports and exports back into balance 5
  6. 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. 7. CURRENT SITUATION  Revaluation of the Yuan  Magic bullet?  US manufacturing base  Difficulty?  Private sector  Government 7
  8. 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. 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. 10. CONCLUSION  Uncertain  Housing market  IMF Towards an economy that can handle the future! 10
  11. 11. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THIS SLIDECAST!
  12. 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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