Dollar

Will the US government have to print devaluing dollars to pay its expenses?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, October 8, 2013

In view of the fantastic amounts the US will have to borrow, our creditors will undoubtedly demand higher interest rates if they are even willing to lend us money . . .more...

Are market and economic uncertainty brewing?

The Wall Street Journal, by Matthew Walter and Neelabh Chaturved, June 11, 2013

Volatility in global markets; turmoil in stocks, bonds and currencies as investors puzzled out the implications of possible tightening of central-bank easy-money policies . . .more...

Is there an ominous hazard building due to the Fed's infinite quantitative stimulus?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, April 24, 2013

Interest rates will rise in order to defend the dollar. If rates rise, this will set off a massive bond market crash. This is the reason I want only gold in my 'portfolio' . . .more...

Why is gold lower in the face of a global currency debasement race?

Barron's, by Randall W. Forsyth, April 15, 2013

Paper money -- fiat currency -- is being abused. For now, gold no longer is loved, which, to an independent-minded contrarian investor, only adds to its allure . . .more...

Is Russia betting on the U.S. abusing its dollar?

Bloomberg, by Scott Rose & Olga Tanas, February 11, 2013

Putin says U.S. is endangering the global economy by abusing its dollar monopoly; Russia is now the world's biggest gold buyer, adding 570 metric tons in the past decade . . .more...

Is endless borrowing and the destruction of the dollar inevitable?

Texas Straight Talk, by Ron Paul, January 21, 2013

We all lose as the endless borrowing and money printing further erode our dollar and our economy. The truth is obvious: Fiat currency is not wealth, but an illusion . . .more...

Will people suffer from government's plan to use inflation to ease the burden of national debt?

The Wall Street Journal, by Michael S. Derby, October 4, 2012

Higher inflation devalues the dollar and makes paying back existing loans easier in real terms -- BUT -- savers and lenders suffer in such an environment . . .more...

Will the purchasing power of the U.S. Dollar and your standard of living erode?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, Sept. 24, 2012

Another effect of the Fed's QE and injections of credit into the system is that prices rise. More money chasing the same amount of goods results in a rise in prices . . .more...

Is the U.S. Dollar destined to lose its value and purchasing power?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, September 3, 2012

A dangerous and mistaken assumption: The U.S. dollar as the 'world's reserve currency' will always retain its value. Since 1971, the U.S. dollar has been a fiat currency . . .more...

Will the weak economy force the dollars devaluation

Barron's, by Randall W. Forsyth, June 23, 2012

The Fed's Open Market Committee downgraded its forecasts, the policy-setting panel took a minimalist approach ..more...

Will the Fed step up its devaluation of the dollar?

Financial Times, by Neil Dennis, April 9, 2012

The dollar continued its retreat after last week's US employment data showing a slowdown in the pace of job creation stoked speculation about further stimulus measures . . .more...

Will Fed stimulus weaken the value of the dollar?

Bloomberg, by Allison Bennett, March 16, 2012

The U.S. dollar weakened against most of its major peers Friday after U.S. inflation data fueled speculation Federal Reserve policy makers will maintain economic stimulus . . .more...

How much is lost in having cash?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, March 2, 2012

People who remain in cash or have their money in short-term government debt are being robbed by inflation or the loss of purchasing power in their money . . .more...

Will central banks add to the demand factor for gold?

Financial Times, by Claire Jones, November 17, 2011

Central banks made their largest purchases of gold in decades in the third quarter; emerging market central banks now over-exposed to dollar, for which gold is a good hedge . . .more...

Will the Fed continue to devalue the dollar through quantitative easing?

Financial Times, by Robin Harding, October 12, 2011

Fed: Large-scale asset purchases a potent tool that should be retained as an option in the event that further policy action is needed to support stronger economic recovery . . .more...

Will Americans' purchasing power and savings be eroded away?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, July 18, 2011

The Fed claims inflation is 2% or less over the past few years; however, economists who compile alternate data show a 9% inflation rate if calculated more traditionally . . .more...

Will people continue flocking to gold and silver?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, July 11, 2011

Throughout history, gold and silver have most fully satisfied the requirements of sound money; government-issued currencies do not hold their value . . .more...

Why will commodity prices and the dollar be volatile?

Financial Times, by Jamie Chisholm & Telis Demos, May 11, 2011

Dollar rally has knocked early optimism that the global economy is robust enough to shrug off burgeoning inflation; US Tresaury yields near lowest of the year . . .more...

Is the value of the Dollar once again at a low point?

Financial Times, by Neil Dennis, May 2, 2011

Brief ''bin Laden rally'' in the U.S. Dollar on Monday quickly ebbed after latest US manufacturing data showed that growth in output had slowed slightly from strong levels . . .more...

Will Dollar strength on news that Bin Laden has been killed be short-lived?

The Wall Street Journal, by Clare Connaghan, May 2, 2011

It might not be long before economic issues and the prospect of prolonged loose monetary policy and lingering debt problems in the U.S. weigh on the buck once again . . .more...

Are poor economic conditions causing dollar weakness and strong precious metals markets?

Financial Times, by Richard Milne, April 28, 2011

The dollar has slid to its lowest level in three years against major currencies; meanwhile, gold hits new nominal high and silver is within sight of multi-decade highs . . .more...

Is devaluation of the Dollar imminent?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, April 25, 2011

The economic reality of USA's finances: No one in power right now has any real intention of addressing our spending problems or paying down the debt . . .more...

Can (and should) the US back the Dollar with gold?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, February 7, 2011

A gold-backed Dollar would be perhaps the world's most wanted currency, effectively ending the insane era of fiat currencies; it could be copied by many other central banks . . .more...

Is gold a ''logical hedge'' against paper currencies and other economic risks?

Barron's, by Kopin Tan, November 15, 2010

The buck's downward slide: $1000 bought you nearly 50 ounces of gold in 1930 and less than an ounce today; the dollar has slipped nearly 99% over that stretch . . .more...

Will central bankers attempt to slow the process of competitive devaluation of their currencies?

Bloomberg, by Maria Kolesnikova & Wendy Pugh, October 22, 2010

Currencies hurting: Gold bullion for immediate delivery, up 21 percent this year, is heading for a 10th annual gain, the longest winning streak since at least 1920 . . .more...

Will it become evident to the public that central banks are engaging in competitive devaluation?

Wall St. Journal, by Megumi Fujikawa & David Wessel, Oct. 4, 2010

Central bankers are strongly indicating that they are preparing to open credit spigots to reflate their economies at a time when fiscal policy is stalled or contracting . . .more...

Are there growing concerns about the global economy and rising fiscal deficits?

Financial Times, by Javier Blas, September 16 , 2010

Gold hits new high as dollar weakens; prices have risen 16.35 per cent since January as investors piled in due to concerns about the global economy and rising fiscal deficits . . .more...

Will central banks look for alternatives to the dollar as reserves?

Bloomberg, by Belinda Cao , August 3, 2010

U.S. Treasuries fail to provide safety or liquidity when it comes to managingmore...

Will the fundamental direction of U.S. deficits, Fed policy and hard asset prices change?

Financial Times, by Peter Garnham, July 15, 2010

The Federal Reserve lowered its 2010 growth forecast and might have to consider further monetary policy easing measures to stimulate the economy . . .more...

How is it that a once-solid U.S. Dollar has lost nearly all of its value?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, July 7, 2010

The Federal Reserve has presided over the near-complete destruction of the United States dollar -- since 1913 the dollar has lost over 95% of its purchasing power . . .more...

Have nations reached a 'Keynesian endpoint' with few options to bolster economic growth?

Bloomberg, by William Pesek, June 14, 2010

Many central banks are sitting on too many dollars for comfort and upping gold reserves may be the diversification move of choice; lost trust in the global financial system . . .more...

Is the Federal Reserve's dollar the heart of the financial crisis?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, April 12, 2010

Fiat money is a tangled web of monetary deception -- and like a drug to a Congress hopelessly addicted to spending vastly more than the Treasury collects in revenues . . .more...

Has the Federal Reserve eliminated the stabilizing forces of real money?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, January 25, 2010

A disastrous course: money supply has doubled, debt is unsustainable, value of the dollar continues its drop, and Americans feel helpless and held hostage by Washington . . .more...

Are the economics leading to more paper currencies and higher gold still entrenched?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, January 13, 2010

The ratio of gold to fiat money is rising. As the world's total amount of fiat currencies expands, gold tends to rise. Today the opportunity cost of owning gold is nothing . . .more...

Will worldwide monetary stimulus cause investors to shed currencies?

The Economist, January 7, 2010

Effect of free money: A year ago investors were panicking; today low interest rates have persuaded investors to take their money out of cash and to buy risky assets . . .more...

Will investors recognize that equity markets are inflated by central bank liquidity injections?

Financial Times, by Peter Garnham, December 14, 2009

The liquidity injection from central banks is unable -- and was never intended -- to solve the structural issues facing the global economy . . .more...

Will U.S. National Debt service costs mean high deficits and a devalued dollar?

The New York Times, by Edmund L. Andrews, November 22, 2009

With the national debt now topping $12 trillion, the White House estimates that the government’s tab for servicing the debt will exceed $700 billion a year in 2019 . . .more...

Could gold replace the U.S. Dollar as the world's primary reserve asset?

Bloomberg, by Pham-Duy Nguyen & Nicholas Larkin, Nov 18, 2009

There is a growing concern among a lot of central banks about piling up an ever-increasing amount of dollar assets when the dollar is declining . . .more...

Are declining fiat currencies increasing demand for gold worldwide?

Bloomberg, by Pham-Duy Nguyen & Nicholas Larkin, Nov 9, 2009

Gold probably will top $1,500 within the next 18 months, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in report today; central banks to hedge against declines in currencies . . .more...

How much did gold bullion appreciate when the dollar was devalued in the 1970s?

Reuters, by Jan Harvey & Veronica Brown, October 7, 2009

Gold has benefited from the dollar's decline, technical buying momentum and inflation worries as central banks struggle to emerge from unprecedented fiscal stimulus measures . . .more...

Will the present U.S. administration dictate more stimulus?

Bloomberg, by Nicholas Johnston, October 2, 2009

Obama: “I’m working closely with my economic advisers to explore any and all additional options and measures that we might take to promote job creation” . . .more...

Will the failing dollar increase investor interest in gold?

Associated Press, by Stephen Bernard, September 20, 2009

Massive U.S. government stimulus spending, eventually leading to inflation, and weakening demand for U.S. bonds likely to push the value of the dollar lower . . .more...

Will the monetary stimulus result in a weak dollar, higher inflation and higher gold?

Bloomberg, by Nicholas Larkin, September 18, 2009

Gold reached an 18-month high of $1,025.80 an ounce yesterday, and is set for a fifth weekly gain as the U.S. Dollar Index reached its lowest level in almost a year . . .more...

Is the dollar doomed to the political agenda?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, August 31, 2009

Bernanke’s lending policies and buying of Treasury debt should startle any responsible economist, and scare any American concerned about the value of the dollar . . .more...

Is now an opportune time to hedge the dollar with gold?

Bloomberg, by Garfield Reynolds & Wes Goodman, August 19, 2009

Experts warn holders of dollars to diversify before central banks and sovereign wealth funds do the same because of concern government budget deficits will deepen . . .more...

Is the U.S. dollar devaluation taking hold in commodity prices?

Financial Times, by Javier Blas, August 3, 2009

The weakness of the US dollar against the euro and a surge in crude oil prices contributed to Monday’s commodity price rally, traders said . . .more...

Are there any limits on government over-spending?

The Wall Street Journal, by Mathew Dolan, July 31, 2009

Bureaucrats are discussing where to find funding for extending the “cash-for-clunkers” program, including tapping the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program . . .more...

Can Bernanke and the Fed unwind “quantitative easing” without destroying the Dollar?

Reuters, by James Saft, July 23, 2009

We’re facing a long and hard recession, and recovery when it comes will be slow, grinding and accompanied by continued high unemployment . . .more...

Will “Health Care Reform” help the U.S. economy and strengthen the dollar?

Investor’s Business Daily, by Michael O. Leavitt, July 20, 2009

House bill would increase federal spending, taxes, debt, health care costs, unemployment, reduce wages and provide nothing to anyone until 2013 . . .more...

What is the outlook for the fate of the U.S. Dollar in light of soaring government debt?

Bloomberg, by Bob Chen, July 6, 2009

Jim Rogers: The government is printing lots of money and borrowing even more; that’s not the basis for a sound currency . . .more...

What are the compelling reasons to own gold in today’s uncertain economic climate?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, June 25, 2009

While the currencies of the world decline in purchasing power in relation to each other, they all decline in purchasing power against gold . . .more...

Will currencies see rounds of competitive devaluation?

The Wall Street Journal, by Paul Evans, June 8, 2009

The euro, pound sterling, and riskier currencies weighed down by declines on Asian and European markets; continuing pressures on euro-zone financial institutions . . .more...

Is the silver market as hot as ever?

Bloomberg, by Nicholas Larkin & Glenys Sim, May 29, 2009

Silver headed for its biggest monthly gain in 22 years and gold rose to a three-month high in New York and London as a weaker dollar increased demand for precious metals . . .more...

Will the failure of the dollar's financial status then worsen its devaluation?

Barron's, by Randall W. Forsyth, May 19, 2009

The rest of the world quite simply is getting its fill of dollars; not since the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system in 1971 has the dollar's status been so threatened . . .more...

Will the dollar decline as the fear of a global financial crisis subsides?

Bloomberg, by Ye Xie, May 13, 2009

The dollar traded near the weakest level versus the euro since March as evidence the worst of the global economic slump may be over pared demand for safety . . .more...

Why will China usher in a collapse of the dollar?

Financial Times, by Sundeep Tucker, May 5, 2009

China to accelerate reforms to float its currency and create a single, independent and market-based financial system. When that happens, the dollar will collapse . . .more...

Why will China usher in a collapse of the dollar?

Financial Times, by Sundeep Tucker, May 5, 2009

China to accelerate reforms to float its currency and create a single, independent and market-based financial system. When that happens, the dollar will collapse . . .more...

Will central banks become inclined to replace dollar reserves with gold?

Financial Times, by Jamil Anderlini, April 24, 2009

When the largest holder of foreign exchange reserves discloses an increase in gold holdings, other countries may decide to think more carefully about gold . . .more...

Is the Fed creating trillions of dollars out of thin air?

The Economist, March 18, 2008

Fed is now monetising government debt; that raises fears that this newly printed money could eventually lead to inflation, or even hyperinflation . . .more...

Will rampant U.S. unemployment trigger a dollar decline?

Bloomberg, by Kim-Mai Cutler & Ron Harui, March 6, 2009

Sharp sell off in the dollar today on weak employment report is perhaps an early warning sign that the turning point for the dollar is edging closer . . .more...

Will rampant U.S. unemployment trigger a dollar decline?

Bloomberg, by Kim-Mai Cutler & Ron Harui, March 6, 2009

Sharp sell off in the dollar today on weak employment report is perhaps an early warning sign that the turning point for the dollar is edging closer . . .more...

Do the feds have the power to mop up toxic assets using taxpayers and the dollar?

Reuters, by Jan Harvey, January 28, 2009

FDIC aiming to take control of a "bad bank," to be set up by the U.S. government to stabilize and mop up toxic assets of the nation’s struggling banks . . .more...

Will the dollar collapse?

Barron's, by Lauren R. Rublin, January 10, 2009

The worse the economy, the more dollars they will print; it is like in Zimbabwe now, and Latin America in the 1980s . . .more...

Will Federal fiscal and monetary inflationary stimulus get more massive?

Financial Times, by Andrew Ward, January 8, 2009

Obama speech an aggressive public “sales pitch” for the stimulus plan, amid widespread nervousness about the soaring deficit and expanding government . . .more...

Could money-market funds yield LESS than zero?

Bloomberg, by Christopher Condon, December 10, 2008

If the Fed cuts interest rates next week and yields become too small to cover expenses, money-market funds that focus on U.S. Treasuries may lose money for the first time . . .more...

Is the Dollar in good shape or are other fiat currencies devaluing faster?

Financial Times, by Ralph Atkins in Brussels and Miles Johnson, December 4, 2008

The European Central Bank announced its largest cut ever in its main policy interest rate; Bank of England slashed its rates to the lowest rate since founded in 1694 . . .more...

Will we see a continuation of extreme volatility in the dollar?

Financial Times, by Peter Garnham, November 6, 2008

Dizzying ride of the dollar may not be over; after unprecedented volatility and dollar strength in October, the US currency has reversed direction this month . . .more...

Why has the global credit crisis caused speculative dollar positions to be liquidated?

Financial Times, by Peter Garnham, October 23, 2008

Analysts said the dollar was benefiting as many positions in commodities, equities and other assets markets had been funded by selling the low-yielding dollar . . .more...

Who ultimately pays when the 'Treasury' provides funding?

The Wall Street Journal, by Jeff Bater & Maya Jackson Randall, September 17, 2008

The funding program will consist of a series of Treasury bills, apart from Treasury's current borrowing program, which will provide cash for the Fed’s initiatives . . .more...

Is the dollar still plagued by the economy, widening deficits and inflation?

Bloomberg, by Ye Xie & Anchalee Worrachate, August 11, 2008

Dollar’s recent gains can't be sustained -- since September, 2000, the dollar has declined more than 44% as inflation accelerated to an annual 5% today . . .more...

Is our “faith-based” Dollar now doomed to fail?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, July 21, 2008

Every dollar created and spent by government makes the dollars in your pocket worth less and less, and will eventually be debased to worthlessness . . .more...

What does the rising price of gold tell us about the health of the U.S. Dollar?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, July 15, 2008

Gold is now on the move, telling us that both the US economy and the dollar are in trouble, and it’s a red flag for the health of the United States . . .more...

What do the world’s central banks need to do ASAP to bring inflation under control?

Bloomberg, by John Fraher and Shamim Adam, July 7, 2008

With their currencies tied to the U.S. dollar, many developing countries must start acting decisively by aggressively increasing interest rates . . .more...

Could gold prices actually double or triple from current levels?

International Business Times, by Dorothy Kosich, June 30, 2008

Citigroup: Would not be surprised to see gold increase as the global policy prescriptions for the credit crunch remain powerfully and uniformly re-flationary . . .more...

Can the case be made that this a good time to consider owning gold?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, June 23, 2008

Looking ahead, I don't see how the dollar is going to trend (long term) any way but down; the case for holding gold has never been stronger . . .more...

Why is the Federal Reserve’s manufacturing of fiat money the true cause of high oil prices?

Texas Straight Talk, by Congressman Ron Paul, June 9, 2008

When the Fed inflates the dollar as drastically as it has, this causes certain sectors to expand beyond what would naturally occur in the free market . . .more...

Will growing unemployment bring Fed monetary stimulus and inflation at the expense of the dollar?

Financial Times, by Sarah O'Connor, June 6, 2008

The Dollar fell on Friday afternoon after data showed unemployment rose sharply last month in the United States to its highest level since 2004 . . .more...

Why do unregulated derivatives present an impending crisis?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, May 14, 2008

What a central bank can do is destroy their currency; the Fed simply cannot create this amount of liquidity without sinking the dollar . . .more...

When would the expert gold trader see taking advantage of this gold market correction?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, April 28, 2008

The dollar has many fundamental problems . . . and probability suggests that the worst of gold's action should be over by the end of the first week of May . . .more...

Will the suspect Dollar lend price support for oil and gold?

AP, by George Jahn, March 15, 2008

The recent run above $100 a barrel has been largely attributed to a steadily depreciating U.S. currency and investors seeking a safe haven in hard commodities . . .more...

Are we on a long path to see the Dollar depreciate against gold and silver?

Bloomberg, by Agnes Lovasz, April 4, 2008

Dollar will fall in coming years as the U.S. seeks a weak currency to boost exports and cut its trade and current-account deficits . . .more...

Will the weak US economy diminish the hopes of a Dollar recovery?

Financial Times, by Robert Cookson, March 25, 2008

Dollar rally fades as US growth worries return -- the four-day rally ended on Tuesday, falling across the board on resurgent pessimism about the US economy . . .more...

Is there an end in sight for the devaluation of the Dollar?

The Economist, March 16, 2008

No floor for the dollar at the moment -- like a glutton at an all-you-can-eat buffet, there is almost an embarrassment of nourishment for dollar-bears . . .more...

How serious is the concern of a financial crisis?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, March 11, 2008

The predictable result of the Federal Reserve monetizing bankruptcy is a significant increase in inflation, a sharply lower dollar and sharply higher gold . . .more...

Will Fed Easing do long-term damage to the Dollar?

Reuters, by Steven C. Johnson, March 5, 2008

Confidence in dollar never lower; some fear more Federal Reserve interest rate cuts will make matters worse by swelling inflation and undermining long-term U.S. economic health . . .more...

Why is gold for protection?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, February 25, 2008

Gold is for protection against today's galloping inflation. We don't own gold to make a killing, we own gold so that inflation doesn't kill us . . .more...

What is the gold market saying about fiat currencies?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, February 14, 2008

Gold has been battling against the doubters and know-nothings for the last eight years . . . and continues its silent war against "printed wealth” . . .more...

Is the world recognizing that the Dollar is now just another fiat currency?

Reuters, by Angela Moore and Bill Berkrot, February 7, 2008

The increasingly weak U.S. dollar has brought waves of European tourists to New York looking to take advantage of hugely favorable exchange rates . . .more...

Will the Fed sell out the Dollar to buy insurance against a deep recession?

Financial Times, by Krishna Guha and James Politi, January 31, 2008

The reduction represents the most abrupt easing by the Fed since the early 1980s . . .more...

Why are experts forecasting that gold will be $1,000 sooner than expected?

Financial Times, by Javier Blas, January 25, 2008

Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse forcast $950 average in 2008, above $1,000 in 2009 . . .more...

Will investors run for cover from Dollar exposure?

Financial Times, by Javier Blas & Michael Mackenzie, January 2, 2008

Money poured into commodities Wednesday amid deepening fears about . . .more...

How should investors hedge against today's falling currency values?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, December 28, 2007

Buy gold, load up on gold, ignore all the ignorant nonsense -- and hang on . . .more...

How is gold performing in the face of the recently firm Dollar?

Reuters, by Pratima Desai, December 20, 2007

Outlook bright -- gold is still within an uptrend, going towards $1,000 . . .more...

Will the Dollar be hurt by a stronger Euro?

Fiinancial Times, by Ralph Atkins, December 6, 2007

Eurozone interest rates unchanged at 4 percent by ECB as threat of slower growth . . .more...

Is the Dollar, as the world's reserve currency, being systematically dismantled in a free fall?

Bloomberg, by Mathew Brown and Aaron Pan, November 19, 2007

Gulf countries under pressure to abandon fixed exchange rates after Dollar tumbled . . .more...

Is the mainstream media clueless why gold is an appreciating investment class?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, November 5, 2007

There's a lot of yada yada being shoveled -- Guesses, rumors, theories, baloney . . .more...

What signals are there of the deep decline of the dollar?

Financial Times, by Neil Dennis, October 22, 2007

The dollar hit a record low against the euro after the G7 summit failed to . . .more...

Could we see gold rocket above $1,000 in the near future?

JSMineSet, October 10, 2007

One day soon gold will take off like a rocket to breach $1,000, most likely...more...

Is the Fed rate cut indicating a crisis brewing?

Barron's, September 18, 2007

Bond prices slumped while gold continued to rally . . .more...

Is the low in the Dollar heating the gold and silver markets?

Monex.com E-Mail Market Alert, September 11, 2007

Making this case even stronger is the present crisis state of the dollar . . .more...

What happens when foreign banks wake up to the reality of the Dollar?

Texas Straight Talk, August 20, 2007

Money based on real value is the way to get out of the current calamity . . .more...

How dangerous is China to the United States?

The London Telegraph, August 8, 2007

Chinese may liquidate US treasuries if . . .more...

Will the dollar continue its slide?

Reuters, July 23, 2007

The dollar will likely continue to be treated as the "subprime currency" . . .more...

What factor is paramount in the ultimate demise of the dollar and the explosive gold market?

JSMineSet, July 18, 2007

The dollar has dropped below the .8030 level thereby cooking its goose . . .more...

Will the Fed devalue the dollar dramatically?

Dow Theory Letters, May 11, 2007

I believe the Bernanke Fed would create fiat currency en masse . . .more...

Will the real estate subprime lending debacle reverse support for the Dollar?

Reuters, March 14, 2007

The deepest housing decline in 16 years could slow an inflow of global capital . . .more...

Will the Dollar fail?

JSMineSet, March 12, 2007

There is NO harmless way to diversify out of a former reserve currency . . .more...

Why is the dollar no longer stable?

Dow Theory Letters, February 2, 2007

Overnight the world was on the "fiat money standard," better known as . . .more...

Is the world losing faith in the dollar?

Financial Times, January 14, 2007

The euro has displaced the US dollar as the world's pre-eminent currency . . .more...

Will any European central banks switch to buying gold as an alternative to the dollar?

The Sydney Morning Herald, January 4, 2007

The ECB said on Tuesday that one of its member banks bought gold . . .more...

Is there a trend brewing to move out of Dollars?

Financial Times, November 30, 2006

Sterling hit its strongest level against the dollar in 14 years on Thursday . . .more...

What will be the sign that gold is fully back in a bull move?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, November 28, 2006

Gold is about to signal a full return to the BULL side . . .more...

Will growing fears of U.S. economic problems spark a Dollar sell-off?

Financial Times, November 24, 2006

The dollar suffered a steep sell-off this week amid expectations . . .more...

Why do growing Asian foreign reserves present a crisis for the Dollar?

Financial Times, November 16, 2006

Analysts say the issue has even surpassed worries over the US current account deficit as the . . .more...

Why does the weak housing market lead to a falling dollar and strong gold?

Dow Theory Letters, October 30, 2006

Most people don't realize it, but rising gold is a form of dollar-devaluation . . .more...

Is the value of the Dollar subject to the whims of China?

Bloomberg, October 10, 2006

China risks an erosion of its holdings because the dollar will probably decline . . .more...

Is the trade gap balooning?

Bloomberg, September 18, 2006

U.S. current-account deficit widened more than forecast last quarter to the second-largest on recordmore...

How can I be sure that the dollar is doomed?

Dow Theory Letters, August 21, 2006

I expect the purchasing power of the dollar to decline considerably faster than it did . . .more...

Will the weak Dollar remain under pressure this year?

Bloomberg, August 15, 2006

The dollar is down about 7.4 percent against the euro and 1.5 percent versus the yen this year . . .more...

Why will wealthy and knowledgeable investors move to tangibles and areas of intrinsic value?

Dow Theory Letters, August 7, 2006

The era of "too much paper" is slowly giving way to the era of "intrinsic values" . . .more...

Does present gold weakness suggest getting out of metals or is it yet again a buying opportunity?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, June 5, 2006

Whatever strength the dollar gains from Bernanke’s announcement of the arrival of stagflation will..more...

Do investors think the G7 can stop Dollar devaluation in the face of the U.S. trade deficit?

The Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2006

Speculative investors, emboldened by a lack of verbal intervention by foreign central banks . . .more...

What does the poor Jobs Report mean for the Dollar and Fed inflation?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, May 6, 2006

It is unlikely there will be significant restrictive action by the Fed in either short term . . .more...

Why did Sinclair predict gold would break above its $645 high?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, April 27, 2006

The dollar has real problems well beyond Professors Ben's questionable performance today . . .more...

Why are precious metals so strong today, and will it continue?

Dow Theory Letters, April 17, 2006

It's a big primary bull market, and no one on this green earth knows when . . .more...

What will happen to Dollar-denominated securities if the Dollar goes into a tailspin?

Dow Theory Letters, March 17, 2006

The Fed hopes to keep the process of dollar deterioration going slowly . . .more...

How bad is the trade gap crisis?

Reuters, March 14, 2006

The U.S. current account deficit widened more than expected in the fourth quarter to a record . . .more...

Are the fundamental reasons for U.S. Dollar weakness getting worse?

Financial Times, March 9, 2006

The US trade deficit widened to a record $68.5bn in January, with exporters unable to . . .more...

Will the Dollar devalue as government spending goes unchecked?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, February 3, 2006

No currency can hold up long-term in the face of this kind of wild, almost insane . . .more...

Will China sell significant Dollar reserves?

Associated Press, January 16, 2006

Analysts estimate that three-quarters of China's reserves are in Treasuries, reflecting the . . .more...

Why do Sinclair and others now expect $600 to $682 gold price levels?

Financial Times, January 9, 2006

Apart from China, other factors are contributing to gold's recent rally . . .more...

What is the 2006 forecast for the Dollar?

Financial Times, January 3, 2006

Consensus forecasts collated by Reuters suggest that the dollar is likely to end 2006 . . .more...

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