Tuesday , 12 December 2017


Currencies

Will the Trickle Out of the U.S. Dollar Now Become a Torrent?

Another brick has been taken out of America's dollar fundamentals. China and Russia intend to stop using the U.S. dollar and begin to pay for trade between their two countries in renminbi and rubles, respectively, from now on. Watch out America - with the coming demise of the U.S. dollar your free ride is over!

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USD Index Drop Below 72 Will Devalue USD by 50%

We are an environment in which a U.S. dollar (USD) collapse has fueled inflation trade mania. By launching additional quantitative easing (QE) measures at a time other central banks (e.g. the ECB and the Bank of England, among others) have renounced additional easing measures or are actively raising interest rates (e.g. China and Australia), Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has made it clear he is willing to trash the USD. Words: 797

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What Latest QE Means for the U.S. Dollar and the Future Price of Gold

The first round of QE had already guaranteed that the U.S. dollar was going to be under severe duress by next spring and Bernanke has just added insult to injury with his latest quantitative easing virtually guaranteeing that we will have a major currency crisis by next spring [and that can only mean one thing - a parabolic move upwards in the price of gold]. Words: 550

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The Dollar is Doomed!

I would prefer a scenario in which rates rise slowly, and the dollar -- as well as the economy -- stabilize gently; while the alternative makes me wealthy, unfortunately, its actualization necessarily means I will be forced to watch everyone around me suffer - and that’s a troubling thought. Words: 1480

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U.S. Dollar In A Race To The Bottom With Other Currencies And The Winner Will Be Gold

[What we are experiencing these days] is a race to the bottom among global currencies. Whenever any nation wants to gain a little bit more of an edge in global trade they push the value of their currency down just a little bit more so that the products and services produced by that nation will be less expensive for other nations [and, as such,] other nations will buy more of those products and services. When exports go up, employment goes up and more wealth flows into the country. Who is the winner in all of this? Well, that is easy. Gold, silver and other precious metals will continue to be the winners as fiat currencies all over the globe continue to decline in value. Words: 1430

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The U.S. Dollar Index: A Deceptive Indicator of USD Strength

Most of the major financial news outlets and many investors have come to rely on the movements of the U.S. Dollar Index as a daily barometer of the U.S. dollar's relative strength and weakness taking it on faith that the Dollar Index is the dollar – pure and simple. In reality, the Index offers a very distortive view of the movement of the dollar against the currencies that matter most. If anything, recent movements of the Index are a reflection of euro weakness rather than dollar strength. Words: 1019

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Why a Multi-year Bull Market is Ahead for the U.S. Dollar

Given the ongoing crisis surrounding the euro, the vulnerability of the British pound from a continued spread of sovereign debt concerns AND the catalyst for a weakening yen, I’m expecting the dollar to continue its upward path against major currencies both in the short-term and longer-term. Words: 738

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Ron Paul: In Gold We Trust – Not U.S. Dollars

A soaring gold price is a vote of "no confidence" in the central bank and the dollar [and]... reflect a growing restlessness with the increasing money supply, our budgetary and trade deficits, our unfunded liabilities, and the inability of Congress and the administration to reign in runaway spending. Words: 1911

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What are the Alternatives to the U.S. Dollar?

The Japanese yen, the British pound and the euro don’t offer any appeal over the dollar because the currency market is a beauty contest where the least ugly wins and not only is the dollar the least ugly, but it offers refuge when fear and uncertainty grip the markets. Words: 1006

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4 Catalysts Causing U.S. Dollar to go UP

What is underpinning current dollar strength is a shift in market focus toward some of the headwinds facing the global economic environment. That’s swinging the risk appetite pendulum back toward safety, which is positive for the dollar. Words: 692

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