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FX Outlook
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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FX Outlook
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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FX Outlook
August 03, 2010 Posted by
Recently, the Australian dollar (AUD) regained its stature as one of the top performing currencies against the U.S. dollar. Trading near a 3 month high, the Aussie traded firmly above .9100 USD per AUD, far above July's low of 0.8300.
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FX Outlook
June 08, 2010 Posted by
Turmoil continues to be the common denominator in today’s global financial markets. The foreign exchange (FX) markets are no exception. In fact, the currency market is the most bearish on the EUR that it has been in the past seven years due to concerns that European banks and economic growth will face challenging times as they weather European sovereign debt issues.
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Global Edge
May 10, 2010 Posted by
By hedging, or actively managing your company's foreign exchange exposure to protect revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities from exchange rate volatility, you can minimize disruption to the business and improve the bottom line. This online seminar replay covers risk-management best practices.
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FX Outlook
April 20, 2010 Posted by

Foreign exchange risk affects companies in myriad ways: through overseas transactions, the conversion of one currency to another on the balance sheet or changes in a company's competitive position in the market.

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FX Outlook
March 02, 2010 Posted by
Over the past couple of months, sovereign risk has dominated the headlines in the foreign exchange markets. Financially strapped countries like Greece have put the euro on its longest losing streak against the dollar since November 2008. Debt investors have also grown concerned about budget deficits in other euro-region countries such as Spain and Ireland. The USD is has risen nearly 10 percent from its lows against the EUR from just two months ago. From my perspective, the entire episode confirms the dollar's status is still the world's only reserve currency. However, not all currencies are being punished.
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