U.S. Monetary Policy http://redriverradio.org en Intelligence Squared US: America Doesn't Need a Strong Dollar Policy http://redriverradio.org/post/intelligence-squared-us-america-doesnt-need-strong-dollar-policy <p><strong>Airs Sunday, June 2 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</strong> It’s often taken for granted that America needs a strong dollar.&nbsp; When the value of the U.S. dollar is strong relative to other currencies, it becomes attractive to investors and allows Americans to buy foreign goods and services cheaply.&nbsp; But in times of recession, are we better off with a weak dollar that stimulates U.S. manufacturing by making our goods cheaper and more competitive?&nbsp; Or will the loss of purchasing power and currency manipulation abroad, offset the potential gains? Sun, 02 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 28329 at http://redriverradio.org Intelligence Squared US: America Doesn't Need a Strong Dollar Policy