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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
July 27, 2010 Posted by
The last time that my thoughts were graciously accepted into this forum, I took the opportunity to explore the European sovereign debt crisis from a data-driven, balanced viewpoint.
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FX Outlook; Europe
July 20, 2010 Posted by
Only three short years ago, the British economy was considered to be the strongest in Europe. Open and competitive markets made the U.K. the shining example for globalization of the developed world.
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July 12, 2010 Posted by

India is certainly in a dynamic economic phase with inflation breaking the 11 percent mark last year. The contributing factors a booming domestic manufacturing sector (industrial production index at 59 versus all time high of 61.8), strong employment growth, government

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FX Outlook; Asia
July 06, 2010 Posted by
On June 19, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) vowed to increase the Chinese CNY's flexibility and abandoned a 23-month-old peg to the USD. Chinese authorities had prevented the currency from strengthening, with the CNY essentially pegged to the USD since July 2008 to help exporters cope with sliding demand triggered by the global financial crisis.
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FX Outlook; Europe
June 29, 2010 Posted by
This week I want to cover most of the different things that are destabilizing markets, what trends they are creating and what to look out for as far as their potential to affect different currencies.
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FX Outlook
June 22, 2010 Posted by

As a rule, I prefer to avoid the use of these acronyms whenever possible. In this case, however, I simply could not resist a nod to George Orwell's Animal Farm. In the novel you may recall that the pigs, who held a leadership position on the farm and became increasingly content with the perks associated with their power, eventually changed one of the central rules governing the farm from "all animals are equal" to "all animals are equal, but some are more equal than others." A similar theme can be applied to the troubled euro zone countries commonly referred to as the PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain).

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FX Outlook
June 15, 2010 Posted by
On June 2, Japan's prime minister abruptly resigned. And, yes, we should worry. However, nobody — at least nobody in the financial markets — seemed to care. What's with that?
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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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FX Outlook
June 01, 2010 Posted by
After the blast of sharp risk reduction a couple of weeks ago, there has been a cautious reemergence of risk appetite by global investors in the commodity complex of AUD, NZD, CAD, NOK for currencies and with a little taste of gold on the side for "good luck."
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