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Japanese Central Bank- Throwing good money after bad

November 11, 2011


The Japanese Yen is the flavor of the day, the week, the month and the year. Whenever there is even a hint of economic and/or political commotion, the Yen is the sought out asset by international investors and speculators.  It is an interesting phenomenon, considering that Japan’s budget deficit is almost twice the size of […]

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Has China Boarded the Train?

October 28, 2011


As part of a plan to lower Greece’s debt burden, and to try and contain the two year European Union crisis, it has been reported that euro zone leaders have come to an agreement with private banks and insurers.  The agreement imposes upon those banks and insurers to accept a 50% loss on their holdings […]

Don’t look to China to lead the world out of it’s economic woes

October 14, 2011


For many years and through many recessions, the United States’ economy was the steam engine for the world. It was joked that when the US caught a cold, the rest of the world got the flu. But what happens when the US economy gets the flu?  With economic globalization, the symptoms for regional recessions and […]

Foreign Exchange Market Roller Coaster

July 8, 2011


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, […]

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

February 7, 2011


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 […]

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

January 3, 2011


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 […]

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 […]