Ruble Surges Against Greenback, Ethiopian Birr Exchange Rate Gap Widens; Kiyosaki: The ‘End Is Here’ for Fake Money — Week in Review

Ruble Surges Against Greenback, Ethiopian Birr Exchange Rate Gap Widens; Kiyosaki: The ‘End Is Here’ for Fake Money — Week in Review

Rumors of expanding war, massive inflation destroying people’s purchasing power, and widespread volatility in the world of fiat currencies shaped the news this past week, with similarly dynamic developments in the world of cryptocurrency. Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says the “end is here” for fake money. This and more just below in […]

Hong Kong Protects Local Currency in Forex Market Amid Capital Flight to US Dollar

Hong Kong Protects Local Currency in Forex Market Amid Capital Flight to US Dollar

Following the Bank of England explaining that it would be meddling in U.K. bond markets and the Bank of Japan defending the yen in the foreign exchange market last week, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) revealed it intervened in forex markets on Wednesday. Hong Kong’s central bank detailed that it interfered in forex markets […]

TD Securities Analyst Says Gold Sell-off May Not Be Over — Carry and Opportunity Cost Could ‘Drive Capital Away’

TD Securities Analyst Says Gold Sell-off May Not Be Over — Carry and Opportunity Cost Could ‘Drive Capital Away’

Precious metals markets continue to flounder this week as gold’s value per troy ounce has slid by 6.53% in value against the U.S. dollar during the last month, while silver has shed 2.34% in 30 days. Amid the raging inflation worldwide and the hawkish central banks, gold and silver prices have struggled in 2022 and […]

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Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

While the greenback has been rising higher, the Japanese yen tapped a 24-year low and Japan decided to intervene in foreign exchange markets (forex) for the first time since 1998. Reports say the Bank of Japan conducted the first forex intervention in 24 years, after the Japanese central bank kept its benchmark bank rate suppressed […]

As Biden Drains the SPR Down to 1984 Levels, Chinese State Media Claims US Dollar ‘Is Once Again the World’s Problem’

As Biden Drains the SPR Down to 1984 Levels, Chinese State Media Claims US Dollar ‘Is Once Again the World’s Problem’

Two days ago, U.S. president Joe Biden was criticized for claiming inflation in America hasn’t increased during the past few months. “I’m telling the American people that we’re going to get control of inflation,” Biden stressed during his “60 Minutes” interview that aired on Sunday night. Amid Biden’s claims, ahead of the next Federal Reserve […]

EUR Drops Below USD for the Second Time in 20 Years, Greenback’s Strength Leads to Largest Weekly Rise Since March 2020

EUR Drops Below USD for the Second Time in 20 Years, Greenback’s Strength Leads to Largest Weekly Rise Since March 2020

The U.S. dollar has been very strong compared to a myriad of fiat currencies worldwide and this week, the euro dropped below the USD for the second time in 20 years after meeting parity with the dollar in mid-July. The dollar’s recent brawniness has resulted in the largest weekly rise since March 2020, according to […]

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

Several reports detail that U.S. Federal Reserve officials are resolute on tightening monetary policy and increasing the federal funds rate until inflation in America is alleviated. Chicago Fed president Charles Evans explained on Tuesday that the central bank would likely keep up the larger than usual rate hikes until inflation is remedied. The Fed Is […]

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Eight days ago, the euro tapped a record low against the U.S. dollar as it hit $1.028 per unit against the USD last Tuesday. This week, the official currency for 19 of the European Union’s member states reached parity against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Euro Hits Parity Against the […]

Strong US Dollar Posts 5-Week High, Markets Price in a 75 bps Fed Rate Hike for June

Strong US Dollar Posts 5-Week High, Markets Price in a 75 bps Fed Rate Hike for June

While precious metals, stocks, and cryptocurrencies saw a significant downturn this week, the U.S. dollar tapped a 20-year high against the Japanese yen and a number of other currencies. The greenback has seen five weeks of consecutive gains following the Federal Reserve’s 50 basis point rate hike on Wednesday. Greenback Climbs Higher Amid Economic Uncertainty […]

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