U.S. as Safe Haven: How Long Can It Last?

Despite all its economic problems, America continues to be a favorite for currency traders and foreign investors of all kinds.

Consider this: The U.S. economy is anemic; unemployment remains stubbornly high; exports are disappointing; the budget deficit is mounting; and the credit rating agencies have downgraded U.S. debt. Moreover, policymakers are deadlocked over what to do. There are fears that new budget-tightening could push the economy back into recession.

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Art Pine
Contributing Editor, The Kiplinger Letter