Posts filed under “Currency”

Past, Present, and Future Money (Topologies, Powers, Trends)

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topology of money
Source: Climateer Investing

 

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Category: Currency, Digital Media

China Invented Every Form of Money

9 Mind-Blowing Facts About Money China: Invented every single major form of currency: metal coins, paper money, and fiat currency not backed by precious metals Seized gold six centuries before Franklin Roosevelt, in order to prop up its fiat currency and prevent runaway inflation Debt Forgiveness Is The Basis for Modern Civilization Religions were founded…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Currency Markets Are Rigged

U.S. Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Currency Market Manipulation Currency markets are massively rigged. Bloomberg reports today: The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation of possible manipulation of the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market, a person familiar with the matter said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is also looking into alleged…Read More

Category: Currency, Legal, Think Tank

Crisis Chronicles: The “Not So Great” Re-Coinage of 1696

Crisis Chronicles: The “Not So Great” Re-Coinage of 1696 James Narron and David Skeie September 30, 2013       In the late 1600s, England operated a bi-metallic monetary system of high-value gold coins and lower-value silver coins. In the early 1690s, however, the market price of silver began to rise at a time when…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

How to Bypass the Debt Limit

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Bypass the Debt Limit
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Category: Currency, Politics, Video

Capital Flight inside the Euro Area: Cooling Off a Fire Sale

Capital Flight inside the Euro Area: Cooling Off a Fire Sale Matthew Higgins and Thomas Klitgaard Liberty Street Economics, October 02, 2013     Countries in the euro area periphery such as Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain saw large-scale capital flight in 2011 and the first half of 2012. While events unfolded much like a…Read More

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Is Gold Overdue for a Bounce?

Back in my days as a trader, I would peruse the lists of 52 week lows looking for reversal candidates. The key was finding an intelligent entry that had a very tight stop, so it presented a good risk reward. I am happy to risk one dollar to make three. Slowly build the position over…Read More

Category: Currency, Gold & Precious Metals, Technical Analysis, Trading

Yuan: Redback Rising

The Chinese yuan has gone from being controversially weak to uncomfortably strong:

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Category: Currency, Video

Currency Markets Are Rigged

EVERY Market Is Rigged Bloomberg reports today: Traders at some of the world’s biggest banks manipulated benchmark foreign-exchange rates used to set the value of trillions of dollars of investments, according to five dealers with knowledge of the practice. Employees have been front-running client orders and rigging WM/Reuters rates by pushing through trades before and…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank