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June 28, 2011 Posted by
I find it amazing how a country of just over 7.5 million people with the geographical size of New Jersey has to defend itself on so many fronts. Israel is surrounded by its sworn enemies. Under Israeli law Yemen, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iraq are considered enemy countries.
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May 17, 2011 Posted by
Over the past few months we have witnessed the euro soar higher. The 17-nation currency had appreciated from last year's low of $1.1850 in June and rose near 1.50 on May 4, the strongest since December 2009.
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April 26, 2011 Posted by
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March 29, 2011 Posted by

In the last few months, we have had governments overthrown, devastating earthquakes, the U.S. has entered its third armed conflict, and some countries are on the verge of bankruptcy. In addition, the U.S. economy is struggling along and has yet to produce enough jobs to the unemployed.

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February 07, 2011 Posted by
The Chinese lunar New Year is upon us. According to the Chinese zodiac, this is the Year of the Rabbit when creativity, prudence, and patience should be rewarded. This is supposed to be a year where diplomacy, international relations, and politics will supersede conflict and force.  We can only hope.
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December 21, 2010 Posted by
With only one week left in the year, it is safe to conclude 2010 was an interesting year for the financial markets. There was plenty to discuss and many concerns have yet to be answered.
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November 02, 2010 Posted by
My last paper published in the FX Outlook, Building with the Brazilian BRIC, dealt with growing economies of widely-used BRIC acronym for the emerging economic countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China. Specifically, I talked about the economic success story of Brazil. If you recall, I said "the bottom line is that Brazil's fundamentals look good.
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September 14, 2010 Posted by
In 2001 Goldman Sachs issued an economic paper titled " The World Needs Better Economic BRICs." Jim O'Neill, Goldman's Chief Global Economist, first introduced the now widely-used BRIC acronym for the emerging economic countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
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