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China-U.S. Currency Situation: CNBC Explains

As we have seen in previous videos, China’s undervalued currency has serious implications for trade with the United States. But what is the big picture? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains what China's currency situation means for U.S. consumption and how it affects the entire U.S. and global economies.

From this first video, you’ll understand:

  • How U.S. consumption is affected by China’s currency peg
  • What China does with its artificial demand for dollars


From this second video, you'll understand:

  • How the Chinese exchange rate broadly affects the U.S.
  • The likely beneficiaries of a stronger Yuan



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