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A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes and Japanese 10,000 yen notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

The US Government Debt Crisis

02/05/2019(0)
  This article explains why the US Government is ensnared in a debt trap from which there is no escape. Its finances are spiralling out of control. In the ... Read More
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Legendary trader Andy Hall bets oil prices are going to rebound

17/12/2018(0)
Legendary oil trader Andy Hall says crude prices have likely hit a bottom after plunging more than 30 percent over the last two months. “I think with prices hovering ... Read More
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Global economy is facing a ‘perfect storm’, warns BIS chief

29/08/2018(0)
The problem with the current US policy of using tariffs to pursue trade and economic strategies is that they are such a crude tool to use within such a ... Read More
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A Spiking Dollar = Emerging Market Chaos

31/05/2018(0)
The dollar collapse thesis – which ends with all fiat currencies achieving their intrinsic value of zero — doesn’t preclude some thrills and chills along the way, in which ... Read More
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Stock Market 2018: The Tao vs. Central Banks

07/12/2017(0)
  The central banks claim omnipotent financial powers, and their comeuppance is overdue. I will be the first to admit that invoking the woo-woo of the Tao as the ... Read More
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Betting on market volatility? Here’s what you need to know

08/08/2017(0)
The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, is a key measure of market expectations of a near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. The VIX has closed ... Read More
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Yen rose while Australian dollar fell; Key events coming this week

31/07/2017(0)
Asian raw-material producers advanced after a surge in commodity prices bolstered optimism the global economy can gather momentum. Oil extended last week’s strongest rally this year. BHP Billiton Ltd., ... Read More
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Why free trade and open markets in financial services matter; Andrew Bailey, FCA Chief Executive

11/07/2017(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, has released a speech by Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the ... Read More
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Reserve Bank of Australia keeps the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent

02/05/2017(0)
The Reserve Bank of Australia has published today a statement by Philip Lowe, Governor, to inform about its monetary policy decision. According the press release, at its meeting today, ... Read More
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The Upcoming Trade War Between The U.S. And China Will Be The Biggest In The History Of The Planet

27/03/2017(0)
The United States and China are the two largest economies in the world by far, and the upcoming trade war that is about to erupt will be cataclysmic for ... Read More
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