Learn about what money is and how it transcends countries in the form of currencies. Created by Khan Academy.

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2.5 hours

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1: Currency Exchange Introduction
2: Currency Effect on Trade
3: Currency Effect on Trade Review
4: Pegging the Yuan
5: Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
6: American-Chinese Debt Loop
7: Debt Loops Rationale and Effects
8: China keeps peg but diversifies holdings