What’s the best move when a sudden reform in an otherwise healthy market looks like it’s going badly?
The falling pound and rising Gilt yields don’t threaten UK growth.
The IMF adding the yuan to the SDR will not dethrone the dollar as the world’s preferred reserve currency.
Currency moves just don’t have much influence on trade.
An initial Fed rate hike doesn’t automatically mean a stronger dollar.
Political rhetoric on China doesn’t overlap much with reality.
The yuan’s depreciation doesn’t spell doom for the world.
The euro gets a bad rap, but it isn’t an economic straitjacket.
The dollar’s status as the world’s primary reserve currency is neither in jeopardy nor is it the benefit many folks think.
Q1 earnings defied the strong-dollar doomsayers.
Let’s reassess longstanding fears the dollar will lose its status as the world’s primary reserve currency.
How January’s sudden franc strengthening can add perspective to currency moves elsewhere.
While most attention paid to the rising dollar frets its potential impact on multinationals’ revenues, there is a benefit most aren’t noticing.
Are we in a currency war today?
We investigate the claim that a strong dollar will kill large-cap US stocks.
When all news is bad, it's a sign stocks have more wall of worry to climb.
We sift through the latest on Switzerland so you don’t have to.
What should investors make of the Russian ruble’s recent plunge?
Some say the stronger dollar will cause big problems for Emerging Markets. Are they right?
Headlines holler about the dollar, but for investors, it’s all just noise.
Is Bitcoin a viable currency?
James Rickards' Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis is ambitious but falls far short of adding material value for investors.
This summer, Latvia hopes to cash in its lats for euros. But after all of the euro’s bad press lately, couldn’t this currency conversion end badly for the Baltics?
Word has leaked Japanese Prime Minister plans to nominate Asian Development Bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda to steer the Bank of Japan. What can we expect from the likely new chief?
Talk of competitive devaluations and currency wars seem to be en vogue lately. Let’s take a closer look at recent history and the underlying theory.
Recent central bank action provides much-needed respite from heightened lending risk in Europe, although ongoing PIIGS debt issues remain.
As the free-floating dollar turns 40, we survey the web’s reaction.
Some criticize Chinese yuan policy as a contributor to our trade deficit. But let’s review the underlying assumptions.
China is likely poised to avoid a hard landing and continue growing, but that doesn’t mean Chinese stocks are set to soar.
Despite the US dollar recently weakening relative to other major currencies, there’s no imminent dollar demise.
Lost amid the headlines, eurozone officials made positive strides in overhauling bailout fund terms—but there’s still plenty of work to do.
Neither the yuan—nor any other currency—will upstage dollar dominance anytime soon.
|The latest data shows the Chinese government is still trying to find the right balance between growth and too-fast growth.|
|The G-20 came to a vague agreement over the weekend regarding currency valuations. |
|China surprised investors by hiking interest rates Tuesday. |
|Japan intervened in currency markets to help its exporters—but will intervention have the desired results?|
|China still desires US debt—despite the easing of the yuan-dollar peg.|
|Is all the fuss over China's currency policy warranted?|
|The latest IMF data show the US dollar accounted for over 62% of global reserve assets in Q4 2009, up from the previous quarter. |
|Cash is corporate king currently, and that bodes well for stocks looking forward. |
|The European economy overall continues to show signs of recovery.|
|Emerging markets are leading the global economic recovery, but events in Venezuela show not all emerging markets are equal.|
|Don't fret a weakening dollar. |
|Though some central banks are raising interest rates, stimulative global monetary policy remains en vogue. |
|Rumors are flying that a few countries want to stop pricing oil in US dollars, raising fears about the dollar as the world's dominant currency. |
|The Chinese yuan appears to be re-pegged to the US dollar—more evidence recent anti-dollar rhetoric is more talk than action.|
|The Chinese renminbi is starring in a new role: Trade settlement currency.|
|Chinese officials continued their anti-dollar rhetoric Tuesday. |
|Currency carry trades are unwinding across the globe. |
|A record drop in US money supply as recorded by M3 is stoking the fire of existing economic worries. But the "Ms” aren't the indicators they once were. |
|There's lots of hubbub surrounding the US dollar's recent rally against other major currencies. What should investors know when it comes to currency movement? |
|Investors fearing a falling dollar are increasingly turning to currency hedging. Is this necessary? |
|The dollar hitting new lows isn't a symptom of economic or market weakness.|
|2007 was a year of hand-wringing about the dollar's demise. With just a few days left in the year, it turns out the dollar wasn't so weak after all.|
|Headlines fretting over the falling dollar are both overblown and lack power to curtail the bull market in stocks.|
|You thought the dollar was going to tank this year, didn't you? Admit it. We're not going to name any names or single you out, but you know who you are. Dollar-doomsdayers and greenback-naysayers have been unusually mum so far this year, despite their fire and brimstone predictions at 2007's outset. |
|Just about everyday, in some form or another, we rant about the importance of free markets.|
|Tough luck for any American planning a visit to Ye Olde England—as of today, one pound sterling costs two American dollars.|
|Today we discuss the reason du jour for the recent stock market weakness: The Big Bet That Could Melt Wall Street: A look at the 'Yen Carry Trade' and Why so Many Investors Are Starting to Worry it Might UnravelBy Grace Wong, CNNMoney|
|The dollar is falling! And the sky, too! At least that's what the media has likely led you to believe.||
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