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FX Outlook
September 14, 2010 Posted by
In 2001 Goldman Sachs issued an economic paper titled " The World Needs Better Economic BRICs." Jim O'Neill, Goldman's Chief Global Economist, first introduced the now widely-used BRIC acronym for the emerging economic countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
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FX Outlook; Europe
September 03, 2010 Posted by
The Bank of England's (BOE) powerbase is expected to expand to the highest level in its 316-year history, as the UK's first coalition government since World War II works through the details of an emergency budget focused on cutting government spending to reduce its deficit from 11 percent of GDP down to 2.1 percent by 2015.
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FX Outlook
August 31, 2010 Posted by
Fed Chairman Bernanke laid his remaining policy cards on the table last Friday from Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the Kansas City Fed central bank meeting.
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Raja Ramachandran

FX Outlook
August 24, 2010 Posted by
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Malaysia's central bank, has announced further liberalization rules for foreign exchange (FX) transactions with the aim of promoting "greater efficiency in the conduct of international trade and a conducive business environment in Malaysia so as to strengthen the linkages with the regional and global economies."
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FX Outlook
August 17, 2010 Posted by
Yen interest rates are at 0.1 percent, the lowest in the world. The two things that determine the strength of a currency are its trade cash flows and its investment cash flows. Japan has a trade surplus, which means when the funds from overseas sales are repatriated, the Japanese have to buy yen, and this keeps the currency strong. Why then was the yen so weak, in the 120 range for so long?
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Terrance Philips

Global Edge
August 10, 2010 Posted by
In the race to develop new technologies, China stands front and center. In a recent conversation with Rebecca Smith, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, NASDAQ OMX, Terrance Philips of SVB asked for her perspective on the public markets in China.
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Global Edge
August 10, 2010 Posted by
Now it’s easier than ever for tech and life science companies to qualify for Ex-Im Bank's guaranteed working capital loan program after a recent change to its U.S. content calculation rules.
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FX Outlook
August 10, 2010 Posted by

It was something that newly elected prime minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, said about Turkey’s application for membership in the European Union, which made me think about which countries are currently in or slated to be in the

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Global Edge
August 10, 2010 Posted by
Read about changes to International Commercial Terms (Incoterms) —internationally accepted rules used in commerce — that deal with the costs, risks and responsibilities when shipping goods internationally. It's crucial to understand the new Incoterms in order to accurately negotiate or quote your sales contracts.
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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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