Intercontinental Exchange has announced cash-settled futures on the Indian Rupee and the Brazilian Real [press release] [Saabira Chaudhuri in the Wall Street Journal]. With this, ICE is the first serious global exchange to start trading in the rupee.
Vimal Balasubramaniam and I have pointed out that the global market for the Indian rupee is adding . . . → Read More: Rupee and Real futures at ICE
Many goldbugs like gold as a hedge against Federal Reserve policies and high inflation. Paul van Eeden, president of Cranberry Capital, says he does not fear high inflation due to Fed policies. Van Eeden is a different kind of goldbug and in this interview with The Gold Report, he explains how his proprietary . . . → Read More: Paul van Eeden on Why Gold is Overvalued
The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today. This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.
At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 29, 2012