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The ECB’s March Announcements:   Some Facts and Some Philosophy

Mar 27th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Currencies, The Global Economy & Currencies, Macroeconomics

On March 10, the European Central Bank announced an eagerly awaited new round of stimulus measures. This fell flat, and it has left some people wondering whether the bazookas of the central banks have become pop guns. As Andrew Bosomworth put it, in PIMCO’s blog, the ECB ”ticked all theRead More

FCStone Financial on Grains and Volatility

Mar 10th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Commodities, Investing in Commodities, Forex, The Global Economy & Currencies, Commodities, Commodities: Examples, Finance & Economics

A new white paper written by Arlan Suderman, chief commodities economist for INTL FCStone Financial, discusses the consequence of the strong dollar of the last two years on the volatility of grain prices, focusing especially on corn. Before this period, there was the global financial crisis, and the “quantitative easing”Read More

CFDs and Their Platforms in Germany

Jan 20th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Currencies, Forex, The Global Economy & Currencies

FXCM, an online provider of foreign exchange trading related services, announced January 6 that it has entered into a partnership with a German broker, FXFlat, as part of its strategic expansion into the German market. The immediate consequence of the partnership is that FXFlat’s customers can access the FXCM TradingRead More

Nasdaq Puts Its Forex Plans on Hold

Jan 18th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Currencies, Forex, The Global Economy & Currencies, Finance & Economics

There is an ancient principle of prudence, “don’t fix what isn’t broken.” Thomas Jefferson alludes to it in the Declaration of Independence. Prudence dictates that institutions “long established” are not abandoned for “light and transient causes.” It is possible that many of those who trade currencies today believe that theRead More