Discussion Concerning The U.S. Dollar And Factors Influencing Its Level

My latest discussion concerning the U.S. Dollar as being vulnerable to substantial decline can be found on the recently posted “A Substantial U.S. Dollar Decline And Consequences” page. This page discusses the level of the U.S. Dollar, factors that influence the level of the U.S. Dollar, and consequences of a substantial decline in the currency. … Read more Discussion Concerning The U.S. Dollar And Factors Influencing Its Level

The Wildly Sanguine Views Of The U.S. Dollar Drop

Lately there have been a variety of opinions and articles stating that the decline of the U.S. Dollar is either not something to be (unduly) concerned about, or even that such a falling U.S. Dollar will be beneficial. The logic behind these opinions is various.  One, that is particularly notable, is that the U.S. Dollar … Read more The Wildly Sanguine Views Of The U.S. Dollar Drop

U.S. Currency Weakness – A Few Thoughts

I have written many posts concerning the vulnerability of the U.S. Dollar to a substantial decline, and the ill-effects such a decline would have on the U.S. economy and markets. The U.S. Dollar is now at 75.65, and is exhibiting weak “price action” and weak technicals.  As one can see from the following chart, the … Read more U.S. Currency Weakness – A Few Thoughts

Alan Greenspan On The Primary Purpose Of A Central Bank

On January 7, The Wall Street Journal conducted an interview of Alan Greenspan. I found a few aspects of this interview to be interesting.  Perhaps most notable was the following comment by Greenspan, seen at the 13:58 mark: “…the primary purpose of a central bank is to protect the value of the currency…” I will … Read more Alan Greenspan On The Primary Purpose Of A Central Bank

Keynes Quote On Currency Debasement

As those familiar with this blog know, I am very concerned about the vulnerability of the U.S. Dollar to a substantial decline.  I have written extensively about this situation. I think the following quote on the subject of currency debasement is particularly noteworthy.  It is from John Maynard Keynes, from his book Economic Consequences of … Read more Keynes Quote On Currency Debasement

Monetary Policy And The U.S. Dollar

As those familiar with this blog know, I am very concerned about the vulnerability of the U.S. Dollar to a substantial decline.  I have written extensively about this situation. On November 12, Macroeconomic Advisers had a blog post from Larry Meyer that discussed monetary policy (focused on QE2) and the U.S. Dollar.  While I don’t … Read more Monetary Policy And The U.S. Dollar

The Value Of The Dollar – Since 1913

In the November 25, 2009 post I commented upon how Ron Paul has repeatedly mentioned that the dollar has lost over 95% of its purchasing power since the founding of The Federal Reserve in 1913. This fact lacks recognition, as does its implications and consequences. Recently I came across a feature on the Minneapolis Federal … Read more The Value Of The Dollar – Since 1913