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Why Is the Dollar So Weak?

February 2, 2018 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

<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]

There Will Be Blood…

April 10, 2015 // RussEurope - France - French

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]

Strengthening of the Dollar

January 25, 2015 // La Razón - Bolivia - Spanish

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]