Mar 6, 2014
The cleanest of the dirty shirts doesn't necessarily preserve your purchasing power. Sure, the U.S. dollar has beaten the Russian Ruble and some others of late, but when it comes to real competition, the U.S. dollar has taken a back seat.
Feb 25, 2014
Janet Yellen might have the most powerful job in the world, as the Federal Reserve she now chairs controls what might be the world's most powerful printing press.
Feb 11, 2014
On Janet Yellen's first day on the job as Federal Reserve chairman, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 326 points and 10-year Treasury yields fell to a mere 2.58 percent. While a day does not set a trend, let alone create a legacy, there is no honeymoon for Janet Yellen.
Jan 29, 2014
From the bully pulpits in São Paulo to the blogosphere in cyberspace, the Fed is blamed for the turmoil in Emerging Markets (EM).
Jan 14, 2014
Rarely has the future been so clear. Really?? A lot of money has been lost jumping on the bandwagon. Let's do a common sense check on the greenback to gauge where risks might be lurking and where there might be profit opportunities for investors.
Dec 3, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke vehemently denies that the Fed "monetizes the debt," but our research shows the Fed may be increasingly doing so. We explain why and what the implications may be for the dollar, gold and currencies.
Nov 12, 2013
In our outlook at the beginning of this year we predicted the euro might become the Rock Star of 2013.
Oct 30, 2013
Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen will take over where her predecessor Ben Bernanke leaves off. Not just operationally, but also philosophically.