Outcome: Exchange Rates and International Finance

What you’ll learn to do: define currency exchange rates and explain how they influence trade balances

In this section, you will take a look at the foreign exchange market and analyze how different currencies necessitate some degree of consistency for purposes of international trade.


The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Exchange Rates and International Capital Flows
  • Reading: The Foreign Exchange Market
  • Reading: Strengthening and Weakening Currency
  • Reading: Demand and Supply Shifts in Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Self Check: Exchange Rates and International Finance

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.