Currency War

There are many ways to fight a war.  You can have an old fashioned shooting war with a tremendous amount of destruction, or you can build deterrents and alliances through a more careful Cold War.  When things get really bad, however, it’s far more traditional to have a Currency War.  That’s what Brasil’s Finance Minister Guido Mantega called the world economy recently, putting a name and a bit of Brasilian bluntness to a situation that’s been brewing for a while.

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