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FX Outlook; Asia
December 27, 2010 Posted by
While the U.S. unleashes a stampede of fiscal and monetary stimulus to keep its economy from stalling and deflation from taking hold, China is wrestling with a festering inflation problem and has begun taking steps to rein in its policy accommodation measures.
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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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December 08, 2010 Posted by
Last week started with the euro (EUR) plunging to 2½-month lows against the USD amid concern that the Irish bailout was not big enough and contagion fears to other euro zone members. The single currency reversed course to rally in the latter part of the week as the European Central Bank (ECB) announced it would continue to provide liquidity to the system into Q1 2011.
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November 30, 2010 Posted by
After another tumultuous year in global financial markets with more unprecedented government intervention, the outlook remains uncertain to say the least. The guarded optimism at the end of 2009 has been replaced by a more subdued view, seasoned by the realization that although the juggernaut may have slowed, any accurate forecasts of its eventual halt and consequences are probably unintentional.
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November 23, 2010 Posted by
The interesting financial news this week besides Irish debt was the market and economists' outspoken criticism of the Fed's quantitative easing — the Fed's tactic to liven up the U.S. economy.
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November 16, 2010 Posted by
If one is asking about the possibility of a second round of quantitative easing (QE) by the Bank of England (BoE)in another attempt to stimulate the British economy, then the answer is maybe, but probably not.
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November 08, 2010 Posted by
Since the Fed first indicated that it was prepared to provide additional support for the U.S. economy on Aug 27, the U.S. dollar index has dropped 6.5 percent.
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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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October 26, 2010 Posted by
The current theme in the foreign exchange (FX) markets has concerned the dramatic decline of the U.S. dollar (USD) following the Federal Reserve's last official statement alluding to another round of quantitative easing (QE) deemed necessary to support the sagging U.S. economy.
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FX Outlook; Asia
October 19, 2010 Posted by
In light of China's status as the world's largest exporter with the largest trade surplus, undervaluation of the CNY has been criticized by other nations in the latest IMF and G7 meetings. This issue has dragged on for years, but has become increasingly sensitive lately in the face of lingering high unemployment in the U.S. and Europe amid the slow recovery from the recession.
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