Tuesday , 20 August 2019


Currencies

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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Canada Has Devalued Its Dollar (Loonie) Again – Why?

The Bank of Canada has cut its overnight rate for the second time in the last six months - to 0.5% - and the Canadian dollar has reacted as expected, [indeed, as intended,] putting the Canadian dollar at a six-year low in terms of dollars (-10.2%) and pound sterling (-10.4%). So why the rate cuts and competitive devaluation?

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Bitcoin Going Mainstream – Take a Look

It takes some time for new innovations to develop the infrastructure to reach their hyped potential [but] there is ample evidence [seen HERE] that shows that cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin are along that path.

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Currency Wars: Here’s What They’re Really All About

A currency war is a battle, supposedly an economic policy to cheapen a country's currency compared to that of others, to promote exports but the real reason, the one that’s less talked about, is that countries actually want to import inflation - a way of creating monetary ease and importing inflation. Let me explain.

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Noonan: “When Will Gold & Silver Rally? NOT In 2015! Here’s Why”

It does not makes sense to expect any major shake-up that would affect the pricing of gold and silver in a major way until at least January 2016 at which time the IMF is scheduled to meet to discuss the possible inclusion of the Chinese RMB in the basket of fiat currencies that make up the constituents of the U.S. Dollar Index. Let me explain why that is the case.

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