Business: Strategy for the Dollar

Trying to head off protectionist cries and worries about will

The low estate of America's dollar in world markets distresses nobody so much as Economist Robert Triffin, who expressed some far-reaching opinions about it in a talk with TIME Senior Editor Marshall Loeb. His report:

Robert Triffin is a little man, a bantam really, but he is a giant in international finance. He looks out on the world with sad, soulful eyes, and while he often does not like what he sees, he usually has ideas for setting matters right. Among many other things, he is now propagating a plan for getting some...

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