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Falling Dollar

Taps for the Dollar

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

It now appears that the United States has finally succeeded in its efforts to destroy confidence in the U.S. dollar. Certainly this was no easy task.

Out Out-of-Whack Economy and the Happy Talk Propagandists

Dave Lindorff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Lindorff

Recession ending? Don't bet on it.

Dollar Falls On News Of Widening Trade Deficit

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The dollar dropped Friday after the government said the trade deficit widened in September, while the 16-nation eurozone officially e...

Dollar Doomed, Gold Glitters

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

In a G2 world (the US and China), he who is the piper calls the tune and China holds a US$2-trillion mortgage on the U.S. and is not happy.

China's Inflation Hits American Price Tags

New York Times | David Barboza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

China's latest export is inflation. After falling for years, prices of Chinese goods sold in the United States have risen for the last eight months. ...

Protect Yourself From The Dollar Drop

Money | Walter Updegrave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Question: I know I can protect my portfolio against inflation by investing in TIPs and against market volatility by diversifying my investments. But h...

Ahmadinejad Calls Dollar A "Worthless Piece Of Paper"

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that OPEC's members have expressed interest in converting their cash reserves into a currency other ...

Oil Prices Top $90 A Barrel

AP | John Wilen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oil prices surpassed $90 a barrel for the first time Thursday as the falling dollar drew new foreign investors and speculators to dollar-denominated e...