Wednesday May 8
how the post-WW2 economic battle was fought out
History has been kind to Bretton Woods, the international economic conference that took place in the mountains of New Hampshire in the summer of 1944.
Hot grill, gas fumes, blamed for Bretton Woods fire
A three-unit condominium building was heavily damaged Monday night in a blaze that began on a deck when heat from a gas grill ignited fumes from a gas can next to it, according to a fire official.
America's 'Exorbitant' Privilege Will Continue
In July 1944, delegates from 44 nations met at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire - the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference - and agreed to "peg" their currencies to the U.S. dollar, the only currency strong enough to meet the rising demands for international currency transactions.
What Determines Gold's Price?
Gold is an investor's paradise. It is considered to be a safe haven for investors, despite losing 9% in a day this month.
Global Leaders Need The Magic Of The Bretton Woods In Challenging Economic Times
Standing today, as it did in 1944, is New England's grand hotel, sparking white and red-roofed Spanish Renaissance-style hotel, The Mount Washington.