Category Archives: Dollar

Runaway Dollar Blasts Other Currencies – WSJ

The euro has been whacked by the runaway dollar, likely to the joy of the ECB. Andrew Peaple and Katie Martin discuss how low the euro can go. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy (click here if video is … Continue reading

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Dollar in Beast Mode

Not the Dollar crisis most were expecting. (click here if chart is not observable)

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Dollar Bounces

The dollar bounced nicely over the past two days, mainly on Mario Draghi’s talk of easing in June. The Dixie regained its 9, 21, and 50-day moving averages in Friday’s trading.  Let’s see if it can gain some traction. It … Continue reading

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Dollar Testing Key Support

You would think the dollar would be stronger if the U.S. economy is starting to gain some traction, no?  Then again,  this from Paul Tudor Jones, Friday last week was one of the greatest days that Paul Tudor Jones can … Continue reading

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Dollar At Key Support

The Dixie (dollar index)  is testing key support at 79 and is now down about 1 percent year to date. (click here if chart is not observable)

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Correction Time? Now or Never…

The S&P500 had its worst daily decline for the year.  The VIX spiked over 19 percent, its biggest 1-day increase in 2013.  The dollar index closed at its highest level since November 16th,  which was the day the S&P500 bottomed … Continue reading

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“US Set to Restage Greek Tragedy” – Der Spiegel

How is the rest of the world (ROW) viewing America’s fiscal problems? Here is Germany’s Der Speigel, The US has more in common with heavily indebted southern European countries than it might like to admit. And if the country doesn’t … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: From Can Kicking to Ass Kicking

Here’s then Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan, speaking to the Economic Club of New York in 1997  during Asian Financial Crisis. This is when “can kicking” by Asian policymakers transitioned into “ass kicking” by the financial markets,  which will surely take … Continue reading

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Swan Dive!

The mutilation of savers and the working class continues.   QE3+ Fiscal Cliff =  More Jobs? The Nasdaq is up over 20 percent this year and we just got another monetary blast.  Who would of thunk it?  Think Kafka, folks. (click … Continue reading

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The Ideal Portfolio: Gold, Sugar, Bunds & Francs

Imagine your investment adviser proposing a sweetened barbell portfolio of gold, white sugar, Swiss francs, and German bunds in 2007 with a 5-year time horizon.   You would of likely canned the wacko faster than they sold Nike stock last week. … Continue reading

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