<i>The expansionary fiscal policy of the American government alongside the Federal Reserve's tighter monetary policy should theoretically be appreciating the dollar – yet the currency remains weak. Joachim Fels from the investment company PIMCO attempts to offer an explanation. </i>
Why has the dollar been so [Read more]
The shale gas question is brought back to the fore with the new drop in the price of crude oil (WTI and BRENT). In fact, what was abnormal was the pusillanimous increase witnessed in February 2015. Nonetheless, an upward trend will occur as soon as summer 2015, as announced in my previous article from last Jan. 1*. [Read more]
Since the second quarter of 2014, the U.S. dollar has grown in strength against several global currencies, such as the euro, the pound, the Swiss franc, the yen, the real, etc. The recovery of the U.S. economy and the weakening of economies in the Eurozone, China, Japan, and developing countries seems to be the reason [Read more]
The reduction of the number of drilling rigs dedicated to shale oil has sped up since the beginning of the year.
The US government, perhaps surprised at the ease with which all financial markets can be rigged, is now ... driving down the exchange value of the Russian ruble by massive short-selling in the currency market.
Historical experience shows that the dollar index gains considerable strength six to nine months before a change in U.S. interest rates. While a rate increase is currently not expected until mid-2015, the dollar is already making clear gains.
The euro's decline against the dollar has intensified again in recent [Read more]