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Gorilla's put dynamite down for now ...reload after dollar pulls back. (the dynamite is the 4 trillion/day FX market)

Summary: perhaps, it’s my background as a Naval Aviator for 11 years.  I just read a post about “fighter pilots and organizations” and one of the points was the art of the debrief.   1,332 more words

Dollar gains as investors pre-empt Yellen.

Sterling rebounded from four-month lows against the dollar yesterday after Bank of England minutes showed two policymakers voted for an interest rate hike in August, catching many investors by surprise. 392 more words

United Kingdom: Pound Sterling or Euro

I remember when I went to London a few weeks ago. When I arrived I thought to myself, “If United Kingdom is part of the European Union, why do they use Pound Sterling instead of the Euro?” I did some research and it said that if Britain used the Euro it would benefit the economy. 179 more words

Dollar Holds Gains as US Economic Data Supports Fed Rate Rise

Sterling has had a mixed time of late, with GBP/EUR continuing to perform well, but cable suffering as the dollar has roared back against the majors. 676 more words

Dollar under pressure as markets eye Jackson hole.

Sterling rose this morning after the Bank of England indicated that UK interest rates may have to rise even before wage growth recovers, backtracking from earlier comments that prompted markets to push out the risk of a rate hike. 421 more words

A Couple of Happy Chappies With Their Ass on the Grass

Not sure who the redhead in the middle is, but the guys making eyes at each other are Brisbane City Councillor for Richlands, Milton Dick, and ‘ 68 more words

The Great British Pound belongs to the United Kingdom, it does not belong to Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland

On 6 August 2014 was when Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party, debated with the leader of the pro-union Better Together campaign, Alistair Darling. 394 more words

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