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US Dollar Breaks Down on Eve of Fed Meeting

US Dollar Breaks Down on Eve of Fed Meeting

Tomorrow, September 12th may be Armageddon day for the U.S. Dollar (AMEX:UUP) as there are two events that will hit the market in what might be the financial equivalent of… Read more »

Obama’s Quest For Re-Election Points to SPR Release

Obama’s Quest For Re-Election Points to SPR Release

With Brent Crude (AMEX:BNO) having risen back to $114 per barrel and West Texas Intermediate Crude (AMEX:USO) back over $96 per barrel, the Obama administration is looking to put fear… Read more »

US Treasuries Continue to Fall, Equities Hold

US Treasuries Continue to Fall, Equities Hold

If one takes a quick peak at the charts one will see that July 23rd marked a turning point in the bond and currency markets.  The Euro hit its low… Read more »

Brent Surges past $110, Equities Continue to Rally

Brent Surges past $110, Equities Continue to Rally

Since it was revealed that the Fed began normal repo operations last week after 4 years of reverse repos the equity and commodity markets have been pushing higher, albeit in… Read more »

U.S. Dollar Tanks as Europe Prints, Baby, Prints!

U.S. Dollar Tanks as Europe Prints, Baby, Prints!

Now that the markets have gotten what they wanted: a relatively clear sign that the E.U. would pledge to print money to cover the banks holding the enormously stupid amount… Read more »

Fed Extends Twist and Dollar Rally in Process

Fed Extends Twist and Dollar Rally in Process

The FOMC decided not to alter interest rates or engage in any new changes to their monetary policy at the latest 2 day meeting, of which they spent all of… Read more »

Yen Rallies Hard on BoJ Holding Firm

Yen Rallies Hard on BoJ Holding Firm

The Bank of Japan on Friday made it clear that while they stand ready to support their banks in the case of a Greek exit from the Euro following this… Read more »

Gold Rises After Bernanke Hit Fizzles

Gold Rises After Bernanke Hit Fizzles

So, apparently it now takes more than 500 tons of paper gold to hit gold (AMEX:GLD) and knock it back away from the central bankers Maginot Line of $1650 per… Read more »

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

You know, I can write one of these articles every couple of months, because, like clockwork, when the Chairman of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee testifies before congress or… Read more »

The Yuan Appreciates, the Fed Thinks This is Good

The Yuan Appreciates, the Fed Thinks This is Good

There are two proverbs I’d like to invoke for this article.  The first is: Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. The second one is: May… Read more »