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Economic Outlook
March 03, 2009 Posted by
Fed Chairman Bernanke made a good analogy when he compared the housing bailout to a smoking neighbor who carelessly sets his home on fire which threatens yours. Would you call the fire department? Of course you would. Rick Santelli should know better.
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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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Economic Outlook
February 18, 2009 Posted by
It's only a month before spring but we can already feel the fog beginning to lift. Of course, today's fog is the heaviest and thickest fog seen in a while, but it feels good to see a potential positive, in any case.
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Economic Outlook
February 10, 2009 Posted by
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, close to 600,000 additional Americans will not need to "tumble outta bed" so early in February.
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FX Outlook
February 10, 2009 Posted by
We are a little more than one month in to 2009. Since the New Year, some things have changed: the United States has a new president
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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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