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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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March 08, 2010 Posted by
"Acquaintance A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to." Ambrose Bierce, U.S. author and satirist (1842 – 1914), The Devil's Dictionary We must all be acquaintances of our respective governments, for
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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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