what are the causes behind the falling dollar?

and what can be done to reverse this fall?

Asked By: macmanf4j - 11/19/2007
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The US dollar devaluation is primarily caused by the lower interest rates set by the Federal Reserve. This was done to keep the American economy out of recession, to help liquidity challenged banks and to help overextended homeowners... More
Answered By: Andrew S - 11/19/2007
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Imports. Start exporting more stuff. Do not listen to most of the quacks on this board. Andrew S gave the most accurate thorough explanation of the current state of the dollar. I do not know what it is about the Economics part of Yahoo! answers that brings out so many uniformed answers, but it does.
Answered By: joe1max - 11/19/2007
the us dollar is backed buy our faith in it. we need to lower taxes and change less in or involvement in world affairs
Answered By: kp - 11/19/2007
We have no exports, only shiploads of imports. We have no manufacturing base. Our farmers do not supply most of our food, as we import food from other countries. Our jobs have been outsourced, as corporations search for cheap labor. We are a Debtor Nation. To support our governmental idiocy, we have squandered our... More
Answered By: Me, Too - 11/19/2007
You may find the answer you are looking for in this movie! This link is part one of five, but the other parts are right there and easy to find. *sm*
Answered By: LadyZania - 11/19/2007
Hi, another good question, main reason is that Dollar is not backed by gold , as it's used to be Pryor to 1933. That results in more fluctuations in unstable times like the mess we are in... More
Answered By: iceman - 11/19/2007
It all has to do with economics, when the dollar is down its good for the americans they will buy less imported goods. So many countries are holding US dollars which means they will be getting less for their money. If you in America, everythings the same. So with the falling dollar, other countries will be able to buy... More
Answered By: CAPTAIN BEAR - 11/19/2007
Just like the market crash and depression of 1920s... the falling dollar is a carefully contrived plan that is being guided and controlled by the Bilderbergs. They want us all to get "chipped" and they want us to want it. If they cause the dollar to have no value, we will all want to ensure a way to pay our bills and... More
Answered By: Shinji - 11/19/2007
Supply and demand. We are flodding the market with dollars for a number of reasons least of which is not our debt... More
Answered By: emiliosailez - 11/19/2007
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