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Is There an Upside to the Declining Dollar?

The value of the American dollar has fallen steadily over the past decade and it recently took a nose dive. The decline has caused concern for the American market, but some economists say the falling dollar could actually be a good thing.


Steve Banahan, sales manager for Moose River Lumber, Moose River, Maine

Mark Zandi, chief economist and co-founder of Moody's

Sam Zuckerman, journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle

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