Bonds and Currencies

February 18, 2014
Friday's unexpected dip in January's U.S. manufacturing output signals two things. First, there is structural weakness in the U.S. economy; second, the Greenback will be the...
January 10, 2014
Bitcoin is by far the most volatile currency or financial asset to hit the financial world in recent history. Clif Droke explores the relationship between the virtual currency and...
December 18, 2013
The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, known simply as the VIX, has put together a record rally in terms of consecutive daily rises. The VIX has risen in 14 of the...
December 16, 2013
The epic war against deflation, the Fed and other central banks have been waging for years, is nowhere near won. Any sign of healthy inflation over the past 5 years has quickly...
December 13, 2013
Bitcoin has made its fair share of millionaires over the past year and continues to gain notoriety throughout the world as nations take their official stance towards the...
December 2, 2013
David McAlvany simplifies the moving parts of the ongoing global currency war. It has been very convenient and beneficial for the United States to continue running trade deficits...
November 19, 2013
Bitcoin madness continues after soaring 70% in a matter of hours to hit a new all-time high of $900 Monday night. As Senate committee's gathered to put the 'hurt' on bitcoin and...
November 15, 2013
The 10-Year US Treasury Note was up 2 basis points to 2.72 Friday afternoon and remains elevated. The 10 Year Treasury bond has had a heck of a year, rising 100 basis points in...
November 13, 2013
Bitcoin broke out to a new all-time high moments ago and actually had to be updated more than a few times while writing this publication. Its price has become rabidly volatile to...
November 12, 2013
The developed world can only battle deflation until inflation eventually takes over and destroys the currency. That is the reality of the ongoing currency war ‘game’ facing many...
November 6, 2013
The peer-to-peer digital currency Bitcoin has refused to go quietly into the night, and is attempting to increase its staying power further by going main stream. Bitcoin climbed...
October 24, 2013
The inflation inspired rally of 2009 and 2010 that led the TSX Venture to the strongest rebound of any North American exchange may finally be re-emerging. While it’s too early to...
October 17, 2013
The first central bank ever created was the Bank of England (BOE). Almost immediately after its inception, the founders of the BOE aspired to replicate it globally. It was their...
September 25, 2013
Ben Bernanke, the Fed Chairman and the one many gold bugs love to hate, has to be smiling somewhere as the bond market has conceded to the never ending will of the Fed. After...
September 15, 2013
Dear member,Debt across the developed world is at its highest level since the end of WWII (as a percentage of GDP). Zerohedge reported last week that, since 2008, "the G7 (nations...
August 11, 2013
Dear member, There was a lot of talk this week about how the Fed is ready to taper asset purchases and announce its plan to do so at the September 17-18 meeting. Various Fed...
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