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FX Outlook
March 10, 2009 Posted by
President Barack Obama recently unveiled a $3.35 trillion budget of which $816 billion over a 10-year period is meant to provide stimulus to the ailing U.S. economy.
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Advisories
March 10, 2009 Posted by
Amidst all the chatter over the pros and cons of the various government sponsored programs to cure the financial markets, it is worth noting that some of the targeted programs have produced positive results by any standard.
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Economic Outlook
March 03, 2009 Posted by
Fed Chairman Bernanke made a good analogy when he compared the housing bailout to a smoking neighbor who carelessly sets his home on fire which threatens yours. Would you call the fire department? Of course you would. Rick Santelli should know better.
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FX Outlook
March 03, 2009 Posted by
Risky markets are notoriously shortsighted and the foreign exchange market is no exception. However, much of the short-term movement in currency markets was caused by speculators and their ranks have thinned significantly over the past year.
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FX Outlook
February 24, 2009 Posted by
Over the last few years, gold and oil prices have tended to move together.
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FX Outlook
February 18, 2009 Posted by
Reading our papers and looking at our markets, it is hard to be anything but gloomy. We now have irrefutable evidence that the new administration does not have a magic wand. If anything, they seem to be afflicted with the same communication challenges as the previous administration.
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Economic Outlook
February 18, 2009 Posted by
It's only a month before spring but we can already feel the fog beginning to lift. Of course, today's fog is the heaviest and thickest fog seen in a while, but it feels good to see a potential positive, in any case.
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Economic Outlook
February 10, 2009 Posted by
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, close to 600,000 additional Americans will not need to "tumble outta bed" so early in February.
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