00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction
00:17    |    
Academic and professional background
U.S. Air Force Academy
Investment banking
Fixed income in emerging markets
04:25    |    
Sovereign debt of the United States of America
Resolutions and actions of the Federal Reserve
Influence on fixed income and interest rates
07:12    |    
Cases of government debt around the world
Europe and Japan
The Roman Empire
The Spanish Empire
Germany after World War I 
Great Britain after World War II 
10:21    |    
Economic indicators of United States
Interest rates
Role of the Federal Reserve System (FED) 
Currency system and devaluation 
Fiat money 
Reserve currency status
13:00    |    
Dangers of sovereign debt
Impact on armed forces and its effect on geopolitical prowess 
The Breton Woods Agreement
Economic wars
16:10    |    
Currency, Todd Wood (2012) 
16:16    |    
Question and answer period
Which are the reasons the debt of the United States is growing unsustainable?
17:24    |    
Final credits



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Dangers of Growing Sovereign Debt

21 de octubre de 2014   | Vistas: 1 |  

Todd Wood shares how the unsustainable increase of any country's sovereign debt can affect its economic development and military might. Wood explains the relationship between the bond market, the resolutions and influence of central banks, the currency system and the fluctuations of international interest rates. Also, he comments which are the indicators that send information and signals about the economy in both short and long term periods. Finally, Wood mentions what are the possible effects that could happen if there is no political reform to regulate sovereign debt.




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