U.S. Dollar Decline – April 2011 Update

U.S. Dollar weakness is a foremost concern of mine.  As such, I have extensively written about it.  I am very concerned that the actions being taken to “improve” our economic situation will dramatically weaken the Dollar.  Should the Dollar substantially decline from here, as I expect, the negative consequences will far outweigh any benefits.  The … Read more U.S. Dollar Decline – April 2011 Update

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

U.S. Dollar Decline – March 2011 Update

U.S. Dollar weakness is a foremost concern of mine.  As such, I have extensively written about it.  I am very concerned that the actions being taken to “improve” our economic situation will dramatically weaken the Dollar.  Should the Dollar substantially decline from here, as I expect, the negative consequences will far outweigh any benefits.  The … Read more U.S. Dollar Decline – March 2011 Update

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

U.S. Dollar Decline – January 2011 Update

U.S. Dollar weakness is a foremost concern of mine.  As such, I have extensively written about it.  I am very concerned that the actions being taken to “improve” our economic situation will dramatically weaken the Dollar.  Should the Dollar substantially decline from here, as I expect, the negative consequences will far outweigh any benefits.  The … Read more U.S. Dollar Decline – January 2011 Update

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

Market Overview – Part II: U.S. Dollar, Japanese Yen & Gold

(this is the second in a series of five posts concerning the markets) I would like to start by featuring a couple of long-term charts of the U.S. Dollar. U.S. Dollar weakness is a foremost concern of mine.  As such, I have extensively written about it.  I am very concerned that the actions being taken … Read more Market Overview – Part II: U.S. Dollar, Japanese Yen & Gold

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