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As investors rush to short the euro, some analysts are saying the trade has become overcrowded, which could lead to extreme volatility in the euro-dollar pair...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 6 January 2015, 12:09
On Monday the euro dipped against the dollar after data showing German inflation fell to a five year low in December added to pressure on the European Central Bank to implement quantitative easing measures...
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News, 5 January 2015, 15:35 #Fed
"The market was divided over when the ECB (European Central Bank) would undertake QE (quantitative easing)," David Forrester, a foreign-exchange strategist at Macquarie, said...
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News, 5 January 2015, 12:16 #IMF, ECB
On Monday the euro fell to nine year lows against the dollar. The European currency has fallen 0.3 percent in the past week, the third worst performer of 10-developed nation currencies tracked by Bloomberg Correlation-Weighted Indexes. The dollar gained 1.6 percent and the yen rose 1.9 percent...
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News, 5 January 2015, 09:06 #Mario Draghi, Fed
With the start of a new year and during the first Monday of 2015, EURUSD did fall in a super fast way after the gap from 1.195 to 1.1861 Where ECB Ex President Jean-Claud Trichetsaved the EURO in 2010. Who know maybe Trichet before leaving the ECB placed pending orders at 1...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 5 January 2015, 07:12 #Mario Draghi, ECB
The governor of the US state of California has approved Bitcoin; thus, the digital currency can now be accepted and used for transactions in the US state. This has been made possible by the ratification of a new finance bill which has made it possible for users to pay in Bitcoin...
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Damiano Fabiański, 5 January 2015, 06:11 #bitcoin
A decision by a new Greek government to leave the eurozone would set off devastating turmoil in financial markets even worse than the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, a leading international economist warned Saturday...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 4 January 2015, 10:46
Singapore is going to be in news for the country is going to organize the first major cryptocurrency event. Nonetheless, continuing the largest Bitcoin event worldwide, Inside Bitcoin is headed to Singapore on January 29-30, 2015...
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BlondieNews, 4 January 2015, 03:11 #Cryptocurrency
She Short Sells Shoes On A Shopping Site (Medium) China is Planning to Purge Foreign Technology and Replace With Homegrown Suppliers (Bloomberg) Market Fundamentalism & the Power of Bad Ideas (Boston Review) see also Slavery and Capitalism (Chronicle of Higher Education) The Army Is Building...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 January 2015, 15:09
The start of 2015 looks very familiar to the end of 2014 for many markets around the world as the USD continues to dominate the spectrum and commodity prices fall even further. Or as my colleague Matt Weller so poetically stated already this morning, “New Year, Same Result...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 2 January 2015, 16:54
VILNIUS, Lithuania — If anyone still has good reasons for joining the euro, it is the people bundled against the cold of this snow-dusted capital. The plunge of the ruble and economic sanctions have all but destroyed Russia as a market for Lithuanian dairy products and other goods...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 January 2015, 11:22
2014: The year that nothing worked (Fortune) How to Spot a Bad Forecaster (A Wealth of Common Sense) Ten Economic Questions for 2015 (Calculated Risk) Swedroe: How To Think About Bear Markets (ETF.com) US, Europe and EM: 2015 in Bullets (Mark Dow...
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Sergey Golubev, 29 December 2014, 16:11
EUR starts the last week of the year with hopes for some recovery to the upside. H1, H4 and Daily indicators show a process of weak recovery has started with first target between 1.2250-1.2300. Any H4 drop below 1.2185 will restore the downside move...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 29 December 2014, 09:51 #gold
The globally renowned investor, Warren Buffet who is also called ‘Oracle of Omaha’ for right predictions regarding investment opportunities, has suggested the investors to stay away from Bitcoin in the year 2015. He says, “Stay away from it. It’s a mirage, basically...
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Sergey Golubev, 29 December 2014, 06:11 #bitcoin
Japan Approves $29 billion as stimulus package Tokyo- Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe approved $29 billion as a stimulus package on saturday to boost regional economic activity and consumer spending, right now Japan government seeking to relieve its economy from recession...
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ramasubbu velayutham, 28 December 2014, 12:13
According to Wikipedia.org, New Zealand has a 2008 estimated population of around 4.2 million people, which is the first important fact for us to understand for two reasons...
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Sergey Golubev, 28 December 2014, 03:11 #nzdusd
Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world, and while its economic policies and practices largely conform with EU standards, the country's population rejected accession negotiations with the EU in March of 2001...
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Sergey Golubev, 27 December 2014, 03:11 #fundamental analysis
When Professor Kevin Dowd, a professor of Economics and Finance at Durham University, wrote a piece titled “Bitcoin is bust: Why investors should abandon the doomed cryptocurrency,” a lot of debate took place whether this libertarian and fierce advocate of private money over government-issued and...
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BlondieNews, 26 December 2014, 18:11 #Cryptocurrency, bitcoin
Online payments expert Stripe added Bitcoin payment support to its API, following which users will able to accept payments in digital currency alongside credit cards. The new-feature is scheduled to come out of beta testing in January 2015 and will charge a fee of 0.5% per transaction...
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EmmeMe, 25 December 2014, 09:11 #bitcoin
Bloomberg recently voted Bitcoin as the 2014’s worst investment, thus beating Russian Ruble and Ukrainian Hryvnia in terms of maximum drop...
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BlondieNews, 25 December 2014, 06:11 #bitcoin