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‘Currency Crash’ Drives British Pound To A 31 Year Low As Deutsche Bank Sinks To The Lowest Level Ever

July 7th, 2016

british poundThe fallout from the Brexit vote continues to rock the European financial system.  On Wednesday, the British pound dropped to a fresh 31 year low as confidence in the currency continues to plummet.  At one point it had fallen as low as $1.2796 before rebounding a bit.  Read more…

NASDAQ:EUFN, NYSE:XLF

Will It Go or Will It Stay?

June 22nd, 2016

europeLarry Edelson:  Tomorrow, one of the most important financial decisions of the past 20 years will be put to a referendum in Britain. Should Britain remain a part of the European Union, or should it leave? Read more…

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“The Dollar Rally Is Far From Over,” Goldman Insists

March 23rd, 2016

dollar etfTyler Durden:  One reason given for the contention that investors should fade Draghi’s latest “package” is that, to quote Deutsche Bank, “we are one hawkish Fed statement away from a re-pricing.” Read more…

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The Economic Collapse Of South America Is Well Underway

March 7th, 2016

south americaThe 7th largest economy on the entire planet is completely imploding.  I have written previously about the economic depression that is plaguing Brazil, but since my last article it has gotten much, much worse.  Read more…

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When The U.S. Dollar No Longer Exists

January 8th, 2016

dollar etfJeff Nielson:  Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve think that now is finally the time to normalize U.S. interest rates. As was already explained in a recent commentary , this could only be considered a financial “torpedo” deliberately aimed at a crippled economy.  Read more…

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The “Long USD” Trade Has Never Been More Crowded

December 16th, 2015

dollar etfTyler Durden:  Shortly after the Fed adopted the so-called “clean relent”, in September, we explained the dollar dilemma Janet Yellen faces in hiking rates. The problem for the Fed – and this is well worn territory by now – is that even as 25 bps might fairly be Read more…

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How Much Higher Can The U.S. Dollar Go?

November 30th, 2015

dollar etfChris Martenson:  Let’s start our examination of the U.S. dollar (USD) by recalling the chart from my August 2014 essay, Why the Dollar Could Strengthen—A Lot.  At that point, the USD had moved modestly off its lows, and had yet to challenge long-term resistance around 80. Read more…

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Could IMF Trigger A Collapse Of The Dollar?

November 19th, 2015

dollar etfMike Burnick:  In a widely anticipated event, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to soon bless China’s currency, the yuan, with official reserve currency status. Read more…

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The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing The Middle Class In America

November 10th, 2015

inflationAll over America, the middle class is dying and poverty is on the rise.  One of the primary reasons for this is the rapidly rising cost of living in the United States.  Read more…

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The World of Currency Manipulation

November 6th, 2015

currency1Jeff Nielson:  Why is the U.S. dollar so strong? Currency manipulation. Why did the Russian ruble recently crash to record lows? Currency manipulation. Why did India’s rupee crash to a record low, a year earlier? Currency manipulation. Read more…

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Bill Holter: China Could Reprice Gold To $100,000 per Ounce

November 4th, 2015

india-gold-etfGreg Hunter:  Financial writer and gold expert Bill Holter contends China has enormous debt problems, but a very good plan B. Read more…

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The Most Meaningless Chart In All Of Economics

October 14th, 2015

Economy recessionHarry Dent:  Since the invention of the microchip in 1971, the device has multiplied by the trillions at exponentially lower costs, creating more chips per person and a revolution in human communication. Read more…

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An Election Won’t Stop The Dollar Collapse

October 12th, 2015

gold AAAJeff D. Opdyke:  The first time I realized I hated politics was in 1977. Jimmy Carter interrupted my regularly scheduled prime-time enjoyment on a weeknight to share with the American people something I’m sure was probably stupid. Or important. Read more…

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China Liquidated A Record $83 Billion In Treasurys In July

September 21st, 2015

china etfsTyler Durden:  Back in May, when we first reported the “The Identity Of The Mystery “Belgian” Buyer Of US Treasurys” we made it clear that i) China was using Belgium as an offshore proxy for Treasury buying and – as of this year – selling and ii) that more selling was imminent. Read more…

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Russia Is Going To Pass A Law Formally Dumping The U.S. Dollar

September 21st, 2015

putinRussian President Vladimir Putin has introduced legislation that would deal a tremendous blow to the U.S. dollar.  Read more…

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