The Japanese Yen – Carry Trade or Safe Haven Currency?

August 31, 2011

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Currency Carry Trade – A strategy in which investors sell a certain currency with a relatively low interest rate and uses the funds to purchase a different currency yielding a higher interest rate and investment opportunities. Safe Haven Currency – A currency that attracts capital investment and speculation flows, in times of uncertainty and disruptive […]

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The Jobs and the Jobless

August 24, 2011

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The American population is divided into two classes. However, for the purpose of this article I’m not talking about the rich and the poor, although that division has been impacting the American economic and political scene since before the Declaration of Independence. The classes I am talking about are composed of those who have jobs […]

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US Debt Ceiling; How will it affect value of the US Dollar

July 29, 2011

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Do you remember the short story “The Lady or the Tiger” written by Frank Stockton in 1882? It’s a fable about an accused individual having to select one of two doors. Behind one of the doors was a beautiful Lady who would make the person happy and take care of him for the rest of […]

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Foreign Exchange Market Roller Coaster

July 8, 2011

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Years ago there was an old adage proclaiming that “Britannia Rules the Waves”.  It referred to the era when The British Empire ruled supreme on the seven seas and thus extended its influence all around the world. Today, when speaking of the world’s financial stability, the adage should be “Uncertainty Rules the Waves”.  The stock, […]

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Foreign Currency Developments Resulting From The Greek Debt Crisis

June 29, 2011

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Joel Borshof, President and CEO of IMEX Examines Foreign Currency Exchange Developments Resulting From the Greek Debt Crisis on “Brainstormin’ with Bill Frank. AM 1400 KKZZ Listen here

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The Foreign Exchange Market’s Economic Uncertainty

June 24, 2011

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The slowdown of the US economic recovery (latest estimates 2.7-2.9% instead of 3.1-3.3%), and the debilitating effects of Greece’s uncertain bailout are the driving and opposing forces creating havoc and volatility in the current foreign exchange markets. The Federal Reserve confirmed that it’s second round of QE2 (“quantitative easing” – a $600 billion bond purchase […]

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Foreign Exchange International Update

June 6, 2011

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The US economic recovery is not doing too well.  This week, initial jobless claims were higher than expected and consumer confidence fell….again.  We are a 70% consumer driven economy.  When the consumer is spending their limited income on gasoline and food, they have less disposable funds left for other purchases and thus US manufacturing for new orders were lower in April. Worker productivity and output fell […]

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IMEX President discusses How Japan’s Earthquake affects the Yen

March 21, 2011

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Joel Borshof discusses On Air, how Japan’s devastating Earthquake affected the Japanase Yen and International Market.  This is a very insightful interview, that clearly explains how Mother Nature helps to dicate our Foreign Exchange Markets. Live Stream Here:

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IMEX’s Choice of Articles about Foreign Exchange week of Feb. 14 2011

February 14, 2011

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Here are IMEX’s Monday Morning Suggestions.  Start your week off by being informed.  Thanks for using IMEX as your trusted source for International Foreign Exchange Information and Services. Joel Borshof President, IMEX 1) Will Japan’s economy recover enough to once again become the second largest economy behind the US after China overtook Japan in 2010? See article;Japan’s GDP […]

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IMEX’s Choice of Articles about Foreign Exchange week of Feb. 7 2011

February 7, 2011

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Here are IMEX’s Monday Morning Suggestions.  Start your week off by being informed.  Thanks for using IMEX as your trusted source for International Foreign Exchange Information and Services. Joel Borshof President, IMEX 1) The present stabilization of the euro vs the US dollar on the foreign exchange markets are providing strength to the currency and […]

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