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Comparisons To 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade

Comparisons To 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade

Comparisons To 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade by Frank Holmes Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008. Earlier this month, billionaire former hedge fund manager George Soros warned of an […]

The Impact Of ‘Currency Wars’ In Oil-Exporting Africa

The Impact Of ‘Currency Wars’ In Oil-Exporting Africa

The Impact Of ‘Currency Wars’ In Oil-Exporting Africa by Dan Steinbock, EconoMonitor Since lower oil prices typically result in depreciation of the oil exporters’ currencies, the dramatic plunge of oil prices has severe implications for sub-Saharan Africa. After the global […]

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Currency Wars in Asia?

The devaluation of the Chinese yuan is unlikely to mark the start of competitive currency devaluations coming to Asia. Yes, the move was clearly forced by real economic forces, but I do not believe, this is the start of an […]