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The Forex Market

USD5 TRILLION. That is the size of the FOREX (foreign exchange) market.  Currencies worth more than USD5 trillion in value is traded on a daily basis. 268 more words

Fearing nuclear winter, investors bought Swiss francs

Donald Trump’s threat to unleash “fire and fury like the world has never seen” upon North Korea sent people seeking refuge—in the Swiss franc. The US president’s comments, following reports that Pyongyang may may have the technology to hit American territory with a missile strike, led to the biggest one-day rally in the franc against the euro in more than a year. 173 more words

Notes From Underground: I Knew I Would Return

Last week’s FOMC meeting proved BORING and left me speechless … but not thoughtless. The only phrase of significance was the use of “RELATIVELY SOON” 947 more words

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What is happening with the Swiss Franc?

One of the features of the credit crunch era has been the strength of the Swiss Franc. This has been for two interrelated reasons. The first is simply that Switzerland has been seen as something of a safe haven in these troubled times. 1,207 more words

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