The U.S. dollar's safe haven status may be in question, but it's intact for now

Oct 30, 2020
It's all about trust in a stable U.S. economy.
The dollar is not only the global reserve currency, it's a safe haven in times of uncertainty.
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The U.S. trade deficit: is it as simple as Trump says?

Mar 28, 2016
Republican front runner says it's all about winners and losers. But is it?

$1.7 trillion in 'foreign' corporate cash held in U.S. banks

Jan 23, 2013
A report in the Wall Street Journal reveals that $1.7 trillion in "foreign" cash is being held in U.S. banks.

China, Brazil forge currency swap deal

Jun 22, 2012
With consumer demand still sluggish in the U.S. and Europe, China is looking elsewhere for new customers to places like Brazil. In fact, this week China and Brazil agreed to a landmark deal that avoids using the U.S. dollar.

Video: Barry Eichengreen on the Post-Dollar World

Mar 23, 2011
As the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy rapped, it's all about the Benjamins. That's $100 bills, and there are more of them in circulation...