TITLE

An Oddly Muscular Yen

AUTHOR(S)
Klee, Kenneth; Thomas, Rich
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/19/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 132 Issue 16, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the rebound of Japan's currency, the yen. Why the yen surged 13.7 percent against he United States dollar in five days; The loss to hedge fund Tiger Capital Management as a result of the currency rebound; The effect of Alan Greenspan, Monica Lewinsky, and the Japanese policy of making money available on the yen carry trade; How the stronger yen is affecting US exports; Unstable currencies and the financial crises in Asia.
ACCESSION #
1191325

 

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