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The Foreign Exchange Market’s Economic Uncertainty

June 24, 2011


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 […]

The World Cup and The World Market

August 17, 2010


Americans should be watching the World Cup, for more than just the unexpected success (and now unfortunate demise) of the American Team. Aside from the fact that the rest of world cares immensely about the World Cup, the world’s most important sporting event may have economic influences as well. According to Businessweek, Dutch bank ABN […]