Entries Categorized as 'Wall Street Journal'

Currency Bets Cripple Companies

Date October 22, 2008

In an interesting twist of fate, currency bets are beginning to cripple the corporate sector. Apparently many corporations did not believe that the dollar would strengthen as much as it has. Yesterday, we learned that Citic Pacific lost more than $1.8B due to leveraged contracts on the Australian dollar and the Euro. [...]

In the Financial Papers: Today’s Top Forex News 07.22.08

Date July 22, 2008

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In the Financial Papers:

 
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Paulson and Plosser Comments
Fed Appears to Focus on Inflaiton Ahead of Growth
Measures to Avoid the Worst Recession in 30 [...]

US Dollar: 5 Event Risks Not to Miss

Date July 14, 2008

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s developments continue to drive the price
action for the currency market. Despite Paulson’s announcement yesterday that he will be seeking Congressional Approval for the authorization to buy stock in Fannie and Freddie and a higher credit line, currency and stock traders are still not convinced that this is enough. [...]

In the Financial Papers: Today’s Top Forex News 07.10.08

Date July 10, 2008

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Jobless Claims Drop Distorted by Seasonality
Australian Employment Numbers Much Stronger than Expected
Bank of England Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged
Ex BoE Goodhart [...]

In the Financial Papers: Today’s Top Forex News 07.09.08

Date July 9, 2008

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Canadian Dollar Skyrockets After Housing Market Numbers and Oil
Geopolitical Tensions Weigh on Euro - Iran tests missiles
Trichet Reminding the Markets [...]