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Will China Be the Next Forex Peg to Break?

January 19, 2015 By Craig Stephen HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — The surprise move by Switzerland to scrap its currency ceiling against the euro last week is a reminder there can be unexpected collateral damage from central banks waging currency wars. As markets digest last week’s turmoil, expect focus to turn to other fault lines on the global currency map. Here China stands out, as like the[...]

Why the Federal Reserve Will Launch Another Round of QE – Fending Off Powerful Deflation

By Richard Duncan In November 2002, Fed Governor Ben Bernanke introduced the concept of Quantitative Easing to the world. In a speech entitled “Deflation: Making Sure It Doesn’t Happen Here”, he explained that the Fed could prevent deflation from taking hold in the United States by creating money and using it to acquire government and agency (i.e. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) bonds. He[...]