Monthly Archives: March 2016

Need Deeper Forex Data? Try a Spy

My tag line for this blog begins with the word “exploring,” and that’s particularly appropriate this week. Originally, I had planned to post about a specific long-term fundamental indicator, but ended up exploring multiple sources of market information instead. So … Continue reading

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Why I don’t trade the Yuan (or even the Renminbi)

I divide the currencies I trade into two types. For purposes of carry trading over the past few years of low global rates, I’ve used more exotic or emerging market currencies like the Turkish Lira, Indian rupee, Hungarian forint, and … Continue reading

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Will the Fed Defuse the Inflation Bomb?

Suppose you’re out for a walk one evening and notice that someone is stockpiling gunpowder at a warehouse in your neighborhood. So you and the neighbors start expressing concerns that if this keeps up, the place could eventually explode. “Nonsense,” … Continue reading

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How the Fed Works – A Screenplay

Greetings, caps and cappettes! There’s been a deal of noise in the financial media of late regarding the question of whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will drive on with its plan to gradually raise rates, bucking the easing trend of … Continue reading

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