Interpreting Recent Movements of the Rupee-Dollar Rate

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of focus on the appreciation of the rupee against the dollar. In an opinion piece in Financial Express today, I point out that the US dollar has fluctuated considerably in the period after September 2008, and interpret the recent events on the Indian currency market. At . . . → Read More: Interpreting Recent Movements of the Rupee-Dollar Rate

The Case For Withdrawing Nickels

United States legal tender nickels present an almost completely risk-free investment.  Getting a large 5 gallon bucket and tossing in the nickels from your daily change is an excellent way to preserve your purchasing power, protect your wealth and reduce both counter-party and payment risk.  But due to increasingly despotic threats and actions by . . . → Read More: The Case For Withdrawing Nickels

Futures COT

Adam Hamilton of Zeal LLC is one commentator I have been following for many years. His latest one on the Commitments of Traders Report is essential reading:

“The bottom line is gold futures activity as chronicled in the CFTC’s Commitments of Traders Report is often misunderstood. A minority of analysts choose to interpret facts . . . → Read More: Futures COT