“In Money We Trust?” and Other Financial Questions

Discuss the ideas from the documentary “In Money We Trust?” and Chapters 1-6 of Money by Ames and Forbes.

What are Forbes’s reasons for the housing bubble, and how it related to the Federal Reserve Bank’s policies? What does a weak dollar mean, and what issues may come of it? What is Forbes’s prediction of Bitcoin? What did Nixon do with the gold standard, and what was the impact? What is Forbes’s view of trade deficits? What happens when the supply of money is increased? What is the gold standard, and how might it work in the US? Why does Steve Forbes believe the gold standard should be brought back?