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May 26, 2010 Posted by
The euro finally rebounded last week after five weeks of consecutive losses. The currency gained after German lawmakers approved their country's contribution to a $750 billion bailout package, temporarily easing the concern of a Greek default.
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May 18, 2010 Posted by
In general, Norway's economy has been shielded from the worst of the global credit crisis due primarily to its extensive oil wealth (world's sixth-largest oil exporter), strong labor sector, a housing market that that continues to hold up well and a mainland economy that is expected to continue expanding at a somewhat moderate pace in 2H 2010.
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May 11, 2010 Posted by
Europe is in a very public way taking another step to try and outdo Japan as the most dysfunctional global economy. Lead by Monsieur Jean Claude Trichet , the European Central Bank head, scorned quantitative easing, thinking that their socialized economies were above succumbing to deflation.
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May 04, 2010 Posted by
It is quite possible that the outcome of next week's UK parliamentary election could produce a split, non-majority government without parliamentary support needed to trim its budget deficit.
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April 27, 2010 Posted by
A long time ago in a country far, far away I lived and worked amongst a people who were genuinely friendly, took pride in their education, and were skilled, productive and loyal workers.
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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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April 06, 2010 Posted by
While the USD has appreciated broadly against the major currencies during Q1 2010, it has failed to appreciate against the JPY, and USD/JPY has been relatively stable.
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March 30, 2010 Posted by
We wondered if we could find a comparable instance of legislation from other administrations from which to analyze the current universal health care bill, and determine the effects on the U.S. economy and ultimately the USD. The Johnson administration seems to provide some answers.
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March 23, 2010 Posted by
It seems to have been a while since we examined what is happening with the Canadian dollar (CAD). The CAD — affectionately known as the loonie after the bird that is on the back of the one dollar bill — is approaching parity with the US$. The question that is inevitably being asked: How strong will it get?
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March 16, 2010 Posted by
All governments regulate foreign trade. The extent to which they do so is a matter of great controversy and debate. Advocates of protectionism focus on the cost advantages of cheap labor in less developed countries, infant domestic industries needing protection
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