People have more faith in dynamic economies that are entrepreneurial in nature and business friendly: this type of environment promotes economic growth and expansion. Thus such a business focused country appears healthy to the rest of the world or more importantly to those who invest in currencies.
Socialist countries have never inspired international investment because of a record of dismal performances in the past. Previously, despite weak and ineffectual leadership from some of our presidents and legislatures, the US has been considered the most dynamic economy in the world, since WW I.
The Obamanation has intentionally destroyed that image. It has been the intention of this administration to weaken the industrial base and economic vitality of the US so that we will no longer be considered an economic or military super power in the world.