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  • Currency Swaps

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    recent invention, currency swaps have quickly become a vital and widely used financial instrument. Given the steady increase in globalization, understanding the potential benefits of using currency swaps is essential to any modern multinational business. Currency swapping works just as the name implies – different national currencies are swapped between two parties for an agreed amount of time. Investopeia.com defines a currency swap as “two notional principals [of different currencies] that are exchanged

  • Currency Wars

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    Currency Wars: The Making Of The Next Global Crisis describes the various different currency wars that have been carried out by nations in an attempt to obtain certain economic advantages. The book describes a currency war as a tactic used by different nations in an attempt to boost their own economy. In order for this to happen, the country must first devalue its own currency which will lead to a lower exchange rate for the home nation’s currency on the global market. After this step has been

  • digital currency

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    Digital Currency Digital currency is a new type of money supporting by World Wide Web. These money have digital values; they are based electronically in the market (Plassaras, 2013). Digital money play the same role as physical or virtual money, but they appear only in digits. In the past, digital currency was connected with metals such as gold and silver. Nowadays, virtual money can be connected with national currency. The idea of digital currency means that these money do not have physical substance

  • Devaluation of Currency

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    silver, and the increasing demands for goods that are limited have led currencies to lose their value significantly. This has caused the major problem of inflation. This problem of inflation has spread rapidly in many countries in recent decades. Venezuela, Argentina and Pakistan are well known examples. It is clear that the main reason behind this problem of inflation is the inability of so called “fiat” currency ( a currency that a government has declared to be legal tender, despite the fact that

  • Bitcoin Currency

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    The Infeasibility of Bitcoin as a Currency Georgia Huang Advanced Placement Economics Dr. Bruce March 23, 2014 A decentralized digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoins are touted by proponents are a way to avoid detection and taxes. However, bitcoins are not a viable long term currency due to security issues, extreme instability, legal issues, and trade regulations. Can Bitcoin be considered a currency? In a macroeconomic context, there are five main economic goals. One is price stability

  • Chaos In The Currency Markets : Currency Crisis Of The EMS

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    Chaos in The Currency Markets : Currency Crisis of The EMS 1. What does the crisis of September 1992 tell you about the relative abilities of currency markets and national governments to influence exchange rates? The currency markets and national governments both have abilities to influence exchange rates. Like other financial markets, foreign exchange markets react to any news that may have a future effect. Speculators are the part of the currency markets that take currency positions based on

  • Currency Exchange Rates

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    4.5 Fluctuation of currency exchange rates on profitability As shown in table 4.5 The chi square statistics was carried out to establish the effect of fluctuation of currency exchange rates on profitability of small and medium sized motor vehicle firms with three degrees of freedom and sample size of 89 respondents, the respondents were asked if their company was affected by fluctuation of exchange rates, the sample included those respondents who strongly agreed (1) , those who agreed (2)those who

  • Digital Currencies: Bitcoin

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    Bitcoin Bitcoin is a digital currency that was started in 2009. It is a digital representation of currency with no actual tangible representation. Bitcoin, commonly abbreviated as BTC or XBT, is distributed worldwide, decentralized digital money (also called cryptocurrency). It is decentralized, meaning it is not controlled nor backed up by any government, country, or individual entity. Unlike traditional currencies, such as dollars and euros, bitcoins are issued and managed without any regulation

  • Asian Currency Crisis: The 1997 Asian Currency Crisis

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    Mosam Patel Coach McLendon Economics 2 May 2014 The 1997 Asian Currency Crisis Former president, John F. Kennedy once said, “when written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” The Asian currency crisis of 1997 were dangerous occurrences that affected almost every aspect of society in Asian countries. The crisis called for cooperation among the Asian countries to build and support a better national economy and recover

  • Digital currency

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    Throughout history many types of currencies have been used in their purest physical form for simple transactions between people. Initially it all started with the primitive trade of cattle until the use of somewhat more advanced Chinese cowrie shells replaced such currencies. Today, humans have evolved so drastically that technology has pretty much become an extension to our Phenotype. Physical currency is no longer required, so innovators have found ways to create our reality more and more virtually

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