Wednesday , 12 August 2020


Currencies

Commentary on QE3 Exclaims: "We Have Been Warned!"

QE3 looks like a desperate act to feed money to large banks, offload MBS toxic waste from their balance sheets, devalue the dollar against houses, commodities, and other currencies and create significant collateral damage in the form of consumer price inflation according to a number of respected economists and critical thinkers on the subject of QE3. [Let's take a look at what they have to say.] Words: 1661

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The U.S. Dollar Is Not Going to Zero Anytime Soon! Here’s Why

The conventional view looks at the domestic credit bubble, the trillions in derivatives and the phantom assets propping the whole mess up and concludes that the only way out is to print the U.S. dollar into oblivion, i.e. create enough dollars that the debts can be paid but in doing so, depreciate the dollar's purchasing power to near-zero.This process of extravagant creation of paper money is also called hyper-inflation. While it is compelling to see hyper-inflation as the only way out in terms of the domestic credit/leverage bubble, the dollar has an entirely different dynamic if we look at foreign exchange (FX) and foreign trade. Words: 1675

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The U.S. Dollar Is Not Going to Zero Anytime Soon! Here's Why

The conventional view looks at the domestic credit bubble, the trillions in derivatives and the phantom assets propping the whole mess up and concludes that the only way out is to print the U.S. dollar into oblivion, i.e. create enough dollars that the debts can be paid but in doing so, depreciate the dollar's purchasing power to near-zero.This process of extravagant creation of paper money is also called hyper-inflation. While it is compelling to see hyper-inflation as the only way out in terms of the domestic credit/leverage bubble, the dollar has an entirely different dynamic if we look at foreign exchange (FX) and foreign trade. Words: 1675

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Goodbye Euro, Hello Bitcoin? Will Use of New Crypto-currency Spread Across Eurozone? (Almost 2K Views)

For weeks commentators have been discussing the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone and how a return to the drachma might be facilitated...The drachma is not Greece's only option however....In some parts of Greece social entrepreneurship, technology, and skepticism of politicians have already given rise to alternate trading mechanisms and created an environment where a cyrpto-currency by the name of "Bitcoin" could become increasingly popular. [Let me explain.] Words: 709

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Major USD Downside Correction Coming Soon? "Crowded Trade" Suggests So

The latest CFTC report shows an extraordinarily high net long US dollar open interest in the futures markets...[which] is starting to increasingly look like a "crowded trade". That makes the dollar quite vulnerable to a downside correction. [As such,] any hint of incremental monetary easing by the Fed that involves balance sheet expansion could force a violent reversal....Words: 410

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Martin Armstrong Explains Why the USD is Strong and Gold Weak in This Economic Environment (+4K Views)

Understanding what we are facing right now is critical to our survival.... [and to do so] we must embrace a global correlation approach to comprehend the true global implication of how capital moves. [Martin Armstrong provides a remarkable explanation of what is going on right now with the U.S. dollar, bond yields and the current price of gold. It would be well worth your time to read and reflect on what he has to say.] Words: 822

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We're Getting Confirmation of a Major Leg UP in the Buck!

We're getting some technical confirmation of another major leg up in the buck [confirming my assertion that] we are in the midst of a multi-year bull market in the dollar. Today, I want to put forth 9 reasons why the dollar may have bottomed, show you some current technical analysis on the buck, and share my long-term target for the euro. Words: 703

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The U.S. May Engineer A “Soft Default” – Here’s Why and How (+2K Views)

When government is wounded, trapped and desperate, it lashes out like a wild animal. Survival in the political class is just as strong a drive as it is in the wilderness. I don’t know how government will lash out, but you are likely to see laws, restrictions and behavior you never imagined....Washington has demonstrated it will “print money” in whatever quantities necessary to stave off a sovereign bankruptcy and a Great Depression but this strategy cannot work forever because existing debt is already too high to be serviced. It is only a matter of time before the U.S. economy succumbs - unless it engineers a 'soft default' [which will save it's ass and get you shafted! Let me explain.] Words: 1394

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