October-December 1997, Volume 10, Number 4

Volume 10, Number 4 / October-December 1997

Cover Story

Free Trade Issues Debated in Atlanta Fed Conference

International Focus

Featuring A Strong Economy, Canada Looks to Expand Trade


Economic Policy Fuels Current Economic Performance

Research Notes

Currency Derivatives in Internationally Diversified Investment Portfolios
European Monetary Union Faces Tough Decisions
How Has Immigration Affected the U.S. Economy?

Dollar Index

July-September 1997 Update

Editorial Director
Pierce Nelson

Managing Editor
Lynn Foley

Carole Starkey

Vice President and Public Affairs Officer
Bobbie H. McCrackin

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