Currencies and the U.S. Dollar
Wednesday , 2 December 2020

Currencies

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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Is a Plan Afoot to Introduce a New Dollar to Repudiate America’s Piles of Debt and Derivatives? (Almost 2K Views)

Any thinking person with a calculator knows that the current global monetary system is going to fail given enough time. Rather than going through the charade of more quantitative easing, what if the central banks, the collaborating Western governments, and the financial elites decide to let the system fail now? [What if]...people in control...have a plan...to accelerate the emergence of a new dollar.

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Fiat Currencies from Around the World: An Interactive Quiz

Paper money was first used by the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty in 806 AD–500 years before Europe began printing money in the 17th century. It would be another 100 years before America started circulating a national paper currency.... How familiar are you with banknotes from around the world?

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Larry Edelson: "I'm Deeply Worried About the U.S. Dollar" – Here's Why

The disaster in Europe should be pushing the U.S. dollar up more than it is but it’s not, and that has me deeply worried. [I'm] worried that the next leg of the dollar’s decline may be right around the corner; worried that the loss of the dollar’s reserve-currency status could occur more quickly than even I had expected and worried that the “X&@!” may soon hit the fan, across the entire globe. [Let me explain.] Words: 600

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BRICS Plan to Abandon U.S. Dollar Will Hurt U.S. and Help Gold

Frustrated with what they viewed as being ignored by the West and not having a prominent role in institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (also known as the BRICS countries) have held their second summit...[and declared war on the U.S. dollar. Let me explain.] Words: 572

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Events Accelerating Towards an Ultimate Dollar Catastrophe! Here's Why

With the U.S. election just six months off, political pressures will mount to favor fiscal stimulus measures instead of restraint. Such action can only accelerate higher domestic inflation and intensified dollar debasement culminating in a Great Collapse - a hyperinflationary great depression - by 2014. [Let me explain why that is the inevitable outcome.] Words: 2766

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John Williams: U.S. Edging Closer to Collapse

At present, the underlying fundamentals could not be much worse for the U.S. dollar. Beyond trade, the key factors, relative to other major currencies, could not be much worse. Despite any political and financial hype in the markets, the U.S. economy is relatively weaker, interest rates are lower, inflation is higher and fiscal policy and political stability all are relatively much worse than are seen relative to the other major currencies.

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2012: The Beginning of the END for the U.S. "Petrodollar"! (+7K Views)

A major portion of the U.S. dollar's valuation stems from its lock on the oil industry and if it loses its position as the global reserve currency the value of the dollar will decline and gold will rise. Iran's migration to a non-dollar based international trade system is the testing of the waters of a non-USD regime...transition to a world in which the U.S. Dollar suddenly finds itself irrelvant. [Let me explain.] Words: 1200

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