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Chinese Yuan to Weaken Further

AsiaToday | Posted 07.19.2016 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - The Chinese yuan, which once skyrocketed though, is sliding endlessly. Looking at the current situ...

What Happens When Cuba Devalues Its Peso?

Jose Gabilondo | Posted 09.15.2016 | World
Jose Gabilondo

First, Cuba uses two different currencies -- the national peso (CUP) and the convertible peso (CUC), a rough proxy for the U.S. dollar. Unlike the currencies of many countries, neither the CUP nor the CUC trades off the island.

China's Yuan Falls Further

Associated Press | Eline Gordts | Posted 08.12.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China's yuan fell further Wednesday, fueling concern about a possible "currency war" if other governments fight back with their own d...

What Currency Devaluation in Argentina Means for Wine

Daniel Altman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

The big news from Argentina this week is that the central bank has allowed the peso's currency to fall against the dollar. This is a watershed moment ...

Stress, Trauma, Loss, Rage

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

What if we looked at violence in America as a public health crisis rather than a crime problem? What if we look for promising practices and expanded the ones that work to eliminate the epidemic of violence that keeps our graveyards, jails, and prisons full?

Sky Not Falling After Venezuela Devalues Its Currency

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.04.2013 | World
Mark Weisbrot

There are a number of distortions and problems with Venezuela's economy -- including recurrent shortages -- and some of them have to do with the management of the exchange rate system. But none of these problems present a systemic threat to the economy.

The Euro Crisis Is Serious but Not Lethal

Georges Ugeux | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

The solution is in Europe, not in Washington or Beijing. Europe cannot continue to act irresponsibly and must assume its responsibilities to avoid a global crisis.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Devaluing and Revaluing Women's Work

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip N. Cohen

A recent study of 50 years of Census data argues that women earn less money than men not just due to pay discrimination, but also because "women's work" is socially and politically devalued.

Obama's Big Bang Could Do the Trick

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

What appears to be looming is a massive pre-emptive devaluation of the U.S. dollar as Team Obama readies itself to announce the "Big Bang."