Record-breaking gas prices, rising unemployment, and ongoing troubles in the housing market suggest continued financial woes. Why some blame the declining value of the dollar for economic problems at home and abroad.

Guests

  • Edwin "Ted" Truman Senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former assistant secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs (December 1998 to January 2001), and former director of the Division of International Finance for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors (1977 to 1998).
  • Michael Greenberger Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland; former senior regulator, Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
  • Greg Ip U.S. economics editor, The Economist, and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World."

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