1. In 2014, the euro was trading at $1.35 on the foreign exchange market. By 2015, the rate had fallen to $1.10, due to falling European interest rates. Explain the fall in the price of a euro using supply and demand curves, and in words.
2. Using shifts in supply and demand curves, describe how a change in the exchange rate affected your industry. Label the axes, and state the geographic, product, and time dimensions of the demand and supply curves you are drawing. Explain what happened to industry price and quantity by making specific references to the demand and supply curves. How can you profit from future shifts in the exchange rate? How do you predict future changes in the exchange rate?