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Category Archives: US dollars

What Trumps Dollars and Gold?

news.goldseek.com / By Mickey Fulp / 28 November 2017 I have commented and written extensively on the generally negative correlation of the US dollar and gold. In simple terms, when the US dollar moves up or down, the price of gold tends to do the opposite. This makes sense because the price of gold is quoted on […]

De-dollarization Not Now

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Oct 11, 2017  USD-denominated debt outside the US hits record – even junk bonds. China announced today that it would sell $2 billion in government bonds denominated in US dollars. The offering will be China’s largest dollar-bond sale ever. The last time China sold dollar-bonds was in 2004. Investors around the globe are […]

Venezuelans Are Now Paying 1000 Times More For US Dollars Than They Did In 2010

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 22, 2017 9:30 PM The hyperinflationary-hell in Venezuela’s currency is deepening as a crippling dollar shortage and a threat of oil sanctions (amid President Maduro’s attempts to rewrite the constition to maintain his grip on power) take their toll on the economy. Venezuela’s Latin American neighbors urged President Nicolas Maduro to refrain from actions that might exacerbate the […]

China Approaching the Limits of Currency Management

financialsense.com / GLOBAL RISK INSIGHTS / 01/23/2017 The People’s Bank of China has historically exercised great control over domestic Renminbi valuation, but the traditional tools used for currency management are beginning to come under stress. This monetary strain will be exacerbated by activities in the United States including an expected rise in interest rates and an aggressive stance […]

Striking Revelation: How Germany Financed Clinton Foundation

lewrockwell.com / Sputnik News / November 23, 2016 It has been proven over and over again that the Clinton Foundation receives large donations from abroad. However, a striking revelation came recently when it turned out that a German state institution was also among its sponsors. According to Sputnik Germany, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) appeared on the list […]

Gold Is Near The 2011 Highs

goldswitzerland.com / By Egon von Greyerz  / October 21, 2016 There are a lot of people who are concerned about the performance of gold and the fact that the price after four years of correction is still so far from the high. The mistake that most people make is to measure gold in US dollars. We are […]

Gold Prices Regain ‘Key’ 200-Day Moving Average After Weak US Jobs Data

financialsense.com / ADRIAN ASH / 10/07/2016 Gold priced in US Dollars rose Friday back above its 200-day moving average – a ‘key’ technical level according to several analysts – after new US jobs data came in weaker than expected. The US jobless rate rose to 5.0% in September according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ non-farm payrolls estimate, […]

Junior Gold and Silver Mining Funds or Individual Gold and Silver Mining Stocks

news.goldseek.com / By Bob Kirtley / 15 July 2016 Background We will start with a quote that is sometimes attributed to Sir Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, who led Britain during the Second World War. “If you’re going through hell; keep going” With the enemy at the gate Sir Winston Churchill didn’t have much choice other […]

Agri-Commodities Winning in 2016

financialsense.com / NED W SCHMIDT CFA / 06/09/2016 The inevitable just seems to keep coming around. That over time food would become scarcer in our world has been well known for decades. Simply put, global demand for food continues to expand. The inevitable scarcity of food for the world is occasionally hidden by short-term bursts of exceptionally good […]

World Trade Collapses in Unit Prices, Languishes in Volume

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / March 25, 2016 This wasn’t part of the rosy scenario. The Merchandise World Trade Monitor by the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, a division of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, tracks global imports and exports in two measures: by volume and by unit price in US dollars. And the just […]