Posts filed under “Currency”

Category: Currency, Think Tank

The Eurodollar Market in the United States

The Eurodollar Market in the United States Marco Cipriani and Julia Gouny Liberty Street Economics, May 27, 2015       In February, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s trading deskannounced it will publish a new overnight bank funding rate early next year. The new rate will be based on both federal funds and Eurodollar transactions…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Past, Present, and Future Challenges for the Euro Area

Past, Present, and Future Challenges for the Euro Area Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer At the ECB Forum on Central Banking conference “Inflation and Unemployment in Europe” Sintra, Portugal  May 21, 2015       It is an honor and a pleasure to participate in the ECB Forum on Central Banking, and I thank you, President Draghi,…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Currency, Think Tank

Crisis Chronicles: The Man on the Twenty-Dollar Bill and the Panic of 1837 Thomas Klitgaard and James Narron Liberty Street Economics, MAY 08, 2015     President Andrew Jackson was a “hard money” man. He saw specie—that is, gold and silver—as real money, and considered paper money a suspicious store of value fabricated by corrupt…Read More

Category: Currency, Cycles, Think Tank

German Equities Up 40% Over Past Five Months

German stocks have increased 40% over the past five months. Combined with the euro depreciation and lower oil prices it all points to more upside risk to the economic outlook for Europe. Source: Torsten Sløk, Deutsche Bank Research

Category: Currency, Energy, Markets

Is a Strong Dollar Good for the U.S. Economy?

Category: Currency, Economy, Video

The Euro-Dollar Riot!

The Euro-Dollar Riot! David R. Kotok, Cumberland Advisors, March 13,2105     We open this commentary by trying to simplify a very complex trade. Think of yourself as the corporate treasurer of a midsized American company. You have your basic business activities in the United States, and you have several divisions in Europe. Over the…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Star Trek Fans Are ‘Spocking’ Canadian $5 Bills

I know I mentioned this earlier this morning, but really, how awesome is this:   ‘Star Trek’ fans told to stop ‘Spocking’ Canadian $5 bill Source: Toronto Sun   The Toronto Sun is reporting that: “A drive was launched in the aftermath of Nimoy’s death on Friday to ink the features of his most famous character, Star…Read More

Category: Currency, Humor, Science, Television

Rap Battle: Yanis Varoufakis vs Dijsselbloem & Merkel

Hilarious (Click settings for English captions):

RAP BATTLE [English + GREEK SUBS] – Dijsselbloem vs Βαρουφάκης (Varoufakis)

Hat tip FT ALphaville

Category: Bailouts, Currency, Humor, Video

Global dollar credit: links to US monetary policy and leverage

Category: Currency, Think Tank