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Where Is the Canadian Dollar Headed? The Canadian dollar is currently in its longest period of decline since...the 1970s. The losses of the CAD to USD exchange rate are wreaking havoc across the Canadian economy, sparking fears of a full-blown recession in the “Great White North.” Is there…

Expect a Crash in the EUR to USD Dark clouds are forming above Europe’s economy, promising stormy days ahead for the euro to dollar exchange rate. The EUR to USD held up surprisingly well during last year’s Greek fiasco, but there are now too many factors weighing on…

More Bad News for the Canadian Dollar? The Federal Reserve has finally made good on its long-pending, albeit implicit, promise. At last, rates have been raised for the first time in almost a decade. So, what happens to the CAD to USD exchange rate? The Canadian dollar collapse…

Janet Yellen Signaling Confidence in U.S. Economy After seven years of near-zero interest rates, the Federal Reserve has decided to raise the cost of borrowing from 0.25% to 0.50% and the discount rate from 0.75% to 1.0%. The Fed had kept the benchmark rates set by the U.S.…

How Far Can the Yen to USD Rate Rise? The Japanese yen is in for a bumpy ride over the next few years, as all indicators point to depreciation against the U.S. dollar. The yen to USD exchange rate has been on a rollercoaster since the 2008 financial…

Downed Fighter Jet Could Be Bad News for USD-TRY After the optimism at the start of November, as the AKP Party won a decisive and stabilizing majority in the Turkish parliamentary elections, the Turkish lira (TRY) is heading for a sudden turnaround—for the worse. For investors, however, the…

EUR-USD Exchange Rate Could Hit Parity, Says Analyst The euro has lost at least 1.5% to the U.S. dollar, plummeting to 1.1168. The EUR-USD exchange rate dropped in response to news of the decision by the central bank to leave interest rates unchanged. Presumably, the ECB’s continued quantitative…

Silver Prices are Closing in on an Important Buy Signal The outlook for silver prices looks bullish. Silver investors should be keeping a keen eye on the gray metal, and related investments. Silver could see big gains ahead and this could happen very soon.  Hint, the U.S. dollar…

London Becomes China’s Yuan Currency Trading Hub A week ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to London, the city will become a major trading hub for Chinese currency. China’s Ministry of Finance is holding its first offshore debt sale, denominated in yuan. It’s just another sign of China’s…

Silver is one of the most underappreciated assets in recent years, but there are signs the grey metal may jump 420% again. The last time silver prices made such extraordinary gains was from 2009 to 2011 when silver nearly topped $50.00 an ounce. The indicator that foreshadowed that…

Let’s face it: the government’s skewed data about consumer prices doesn’t tell the real story when it comes to inflation. In fact, according to government statistics, prices in the U.S. economy increased by only 0.6% in the first seven months of 2015. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, last…

The Canadian dollar has plunged this year. And this might only be the beginning, according to analysts at Macquarie Capital Markets. In July, the Canadian dollar dipped to its 11-year low against the mighty greenback. Right now, one Canadian dollar would only get you 76 cents in USD.…

The Republican frontrunner Donald Trump slammed China over the People’s Bank of China’s decision to devaluate its currency, saying “devalue means suck the blood out of the United States.”   “[China] continuously cuts their currency, they devalue their currency,” Trump addressed China devaluing its currency during a speech at…

While investors fret about China’s recent currency devaluation, they should be more concerned about a stock market crash and U.S. dollar collapse in 2015, according to noted investor Peter Schiff. “The dollar is very overvalued, and the dollar is a bubble,” CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff…

In a stunning move, the Chinese central bank devalued its currency to support exports and boost its struggling economy. But according to famed investor Peter Schiff, China is too late. He believes that the U.S. already has an edge when it comes to debasing currency. “America is going to win…

If you think Greece is holding back the eurozone from an economic collapse, you may be mistaken. At least, that’s according to former hedge fund manager and Goldman Sachs alumnus Raoul Pal. In an interview with CNBC’s Fast Money on July 31st, the publisher of the Global Macro Investor…

Gold prices could plunge below $1,000 an ounce. At least, that’s the latest gold price forecast from Goldman Sachs commodity research headJeffrey Currie. “The risks are clearly skewed to the downside in this environment,” he told Bloomberg in a telephone interview on Tuesday. “There is a probability that…