Following on from last week’s series on the Petrodollar, this video clip is a slightly different take on the rise of the USD (Note: email subscribers can watch it directly on the blog).

It’s just cool to see a slightly different spin on it.

In case you missed them, here are the Petrodollar Posts:

Happy Friday.

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