Posts filed under “Currency”

Has the Fed Kept Inflation in Check?

Panzner answers no:

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Inflation has accellerated since the 1929 crash . . .

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve, Inflation

Chart of the Week: M1, M2, M3 Money Supply Components

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve

Historical M2 vs M3

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve

Changing Influences on Foreign Markets?

Category: Currency, Markets

Economic, Market Impact Of Hurricane Katrina

Good round up from Dow Jones:

Over a week after making
landfall, the broad economic fallout from Hurricane Katrina continues to
unfold. Economists are downgrading their third quarter growth forecasts for
the U.S. economy and not all think that rebuilding in the wake of the storm
will bring things back in the fourth quarter. Markets have stabilized
however, taking their cue from the price of oil and other refined energy
products, which have been hit by a major international effort to release
emergency energy reserves in an attempt to alleviate a supply crunch.
Estimates of the economic loss from the hurricane exceed $100 billion, with
the Senate’s top Democrat putting it closer to $150 billion.

Here
are some of the main market and economic impacts:

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Category: Commodities, Currency, Economy, Markets

Yuan Roundup

Category: Currency, Financial Press

Vulnerable Mortgages and the Depegging of the Chinese Yuan-

Category: Currency, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

Federal Reserve Responsibilities Outsourced to China

Category: Currency, Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Politics, Real Estate

Careful What You Wish For . . .

Category: Currency, Economy

Playing With Fire?

Category: Currency, Economy, Politics