Wednesday , 18 October 2017


Tag Archives: USD

What an America First Trade Policy Could Mean for the US Dollar

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Are the actions being taken by Trump’s administration to spur domestic manufacturing, jobs and economic output a precursor to a weaker dollar and another bull market in gold? Only time will tell, but investors should keep close watch on this developing scenario and adjust portfolios accordingly.

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What Would USD Collapse Mean for the World?

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I came to the conclusion several years ago that it was just a matter of time before the world realized that the relative functionality of the U.S. dollar was about to go belly up - to collapse. [Below is an explanation as to why I have come to that conclusion and what I think it would mean for the well-being of the world.] Words: 881

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Currencies of These Countries Have Been Replaced By, or Pegged to,the U.S. Dollar

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It is the size, stability, and liquidity of a country’s financial markets that are the major underlying factors to determine the strength of a reserve currency and, as such, the U.S. dollar is the world’s most dominant reserve currency, making up about 64% of all official foreign exchange reserves. The USD is so dominant, in fact, that more and more countries around the world are pegging their currencies to the dollar as illustrated in this video.

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Gold Price Dependent on Extent of Money Supply NOT Direction of US Dollar Index – Here’s Why

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...When the USD starts to rise many assume that this is negative for paper gold ETFs such as GLD as well as physical gold. I'm sure you have heard it before, if the USD goes up then gold goes down, and vice versa...but, in reality, this "rule of thumb" isn't the case and, in actuality, it would be impossible for the USD and gold to trade inversely with each other. Let me explain.

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