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FX Outlook
March 03, 2009 Posted by
Risky markets are notoriously shortsighted and the foreign exchange market is no exception. However, much of the short-term movement in currency markets was caused by speculators and their ranks have thinned significantly over the past year.
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FX Outlook
February 24, 2009 Posted by
Over the last few years, gold and oil prices have tended to move together.
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FX Outlook
February 18, 2009 Posted by
Reading our papers and looking at our markets, it is hard to be anything but gloomy. We now have irrefutable evidence that the new administration does not have a magic wand. If anything, they seem to be afflicted with the same communication challenges as the previous administration.
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FX Outlook
February 03, 2009 Posted by
Since the U.S. dollar began rallying last summer, opinions on its future prospects against most currencies have ranged from extreme bullishness to extreme bearishness. However, many forecasters have been consistently negative on the Canadian dollar (CAD) or the "loonie" as it is sometimes called.
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FX Outlook
January 27, 2009 Posted by
Tomorrow will not be better for the UK, according to Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings and co-founder of the Quantum Fund.
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FX Outlook
January 06, 2009 Posted by
Everyone knows the broader story for commodity prices in 2008; it was a tale of two wildly differing six-month periods. For the first half of the year virtually every commodity soared in value; after July 4, there was a collective nosedive.
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FX Outlook
December 30, 2008 Posted by
Many corporations tend to use forwards to hedge their currency exposures - pricing is relatively transparent, the accounting simple and most finance staff are comfortable with them.
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FX Outlook
December 23, 2008 Posted by
The parallels are many and they are disturbing. Japan's problems started with a sharp decline in Japanese stocks in 1989.
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