Currencies and the U.S. Dollar
Thursday , 26 November 2020

Currencies

Exodus From U.S. Dollar Has Begun – Got Gold?

Before the U.S. dollar became the world's reserve currency that honor was held by Britain, then France, the Netherlands, Spain & Portugal and the U.S. dollar is no less susceptible to succumbing to the same change. In fact, many nations have been actively turning their back on the dollar over the past decade.

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Implications of Declining Dollar Will Be Major (+2K Views)

Western central banks, by debasing their currencies, have produced little more than financial ammunition for speculation on a grand scale. We saw the effect of a flood of this accumulation into the dollar over the last 18 months, and we are about to see the opposite effect as it ebbs away. What will the implications be?

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Currencies of These Countries Have Been Replaced By, or Pegged to,the U.S. Dollar (1.8K Views)

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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These 5 Currencies Closely Track Specific Commodities

For more than a year now, commodity prices have been under pressure from the strong U.S. dollar and slowing global demand. This has made a huge dent in the balance sheet of many net exporters of resources, in turn weakening their currencies. What most people don’t realize, however, is just how closely some currencies track certain commodities. Below are five world currencies that have been impacted by lower commodity prices.

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The U.S. Dollar May Have Topped & Gold Bottomed – Here’s Why

Virtually everyone has become convinced that the dollar is going to 110, 120 or even 160. Folks when everyone is thinking the same thing … then no one is thinking. Here’s the thing. Almost no one is prepared for the dollar to drop. Everyone is convinced the dollar is going higher, and everyone is positioned long. Everyone is on the same side of the boat. When that happens invariably the boat tips over so here’s what I think is going to happen.

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U.S. Currency: 33 Fascinating Facts

The next time you spend your cash, take a moment to reflect on the history of the bill or coin in your hand as depicted in today’s infographic illustrating 33 fascinating facts about U.S. currency (notes and coins).

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