Après Le Déluge, The U.S. Dollar Remains The Key International Currency - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research

Après Le Déluge, The U.S. Dollar Remains The Key International Currency

Après Le Déluge, The U.S. Dollar Remains The Key International Currency - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research
Après Le Déluge, The U.S. Dollar Remains The Key International Currency
Published Dec 02, 2013
Published Dec 02, 2013
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Abstract:

The U.S. dollar is the world's most accepted currency by most measures. It has remained so despite the global recession of 2008, which germinated in the U.S. Standard&Poor's Ratings Services cites the dollar's status as one of the factors supporting its 'AA+' long-term issuer credit rating on the United States of America (1). If the dollar did not have this role, we believe that the U.S. would not have such ready access to external financing, interest rates would have to rise to attract higher domestic savings, and potential growth would fall. (2) As we see it, the U.S. dollar did not attain this position by accident (see appendix), nor does the U.S. maintain it simply with inertia. Rather,

  
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S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research. "Après Le Déluge, The U.S. Dollar Remains The Key International Currency" Dec 02, 2013. Alacra Store. Jan 22, 2021. <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/Apr-s-Le-D-luge-The-U-S-Dollar-Remains-The-Key-International-Currency-1222761>
  
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