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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 […]

IMEX’s 4 Monday Morning Articles to read about Foreign Exchange

January 3, 2011

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1. Here we are in the New Year, back to the old year news.  The euro weakened vs the US dollar on the forex market due to once again rising sovereign debt issues. See Article: Euro Falls Most in Two Weeks on Concern Europe Fund Raising May Struggle – Reuters 2. Chinese monetary authorites are allowing interest rates to […]

Foreign Exchange: Seize the Opportunity!

October 13, 2010

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Why do U.S. companies often fail in their efforts to establish themselves in foreign markets?  One repeated mistake is an insistence upon structuring strategies and tactics that treat foreign markets as though they were across town, rather than across an ocean or an international border.  Typically, this miscalculation is reflected in companies trying to avoid things they aren’t familiar or […]