And the award for the weakest major currency on board goes to… the Japanese Yen. Exploding deficits, mind boggling quantitative easing and a negative GDP have been too much for the Japanese currency to handle. Add in a Prime Minister …
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The worst drought in decades continues to crimp sugar supply in South America. Prices were sent skyward Tuesday following a retest of contract lows (see chart below) by the announcement by a Brazilian trade group that production fell sharply. Sugar …
The Bank of Japan unexpectedly eased monetary policy on Friday, announcing the first new stimulus measures in a year and a half. This is causing the yen to decline sharply in the overnight session, putting the Japanese currency close to …
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RMB Senior Partner Steve Belmont and Barry Potekin discuss managed futures.
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