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13. Monsanto Co., the St. Louis chemical firm, is a major seller of herbicides. Its two brand name herbicides, Roundup and Lasso, have a large share of the U.S. and foreign markets. It's major competitors are other U.S. chemical companies. How are sales and profits of these products, as well as Monsanto's other chemicals, likely to be affected by changes in the value of the dollar?

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ANSWER. Monsanto will be hurt by dollar appreciation and helped by dollar depreciation. However, because it ...

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