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Weakening Dollar

The Real Value of the Dollar and Gold

Michael Pento | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

While it is true that the purchasing power of the dollar is a key metric to judge the direction of gold prices, the Dollar Index will only tell you what the dollar is doing against a basket of 6 other flawed fiat currencies.

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.

Financial Health: No Cures Please, We'd Rather Be Sick?

Jodie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jodie Allen

No doubt, the medicine needed to cure a chronically ailing economy can be mighty bad tasting. But hanging tough can often yield fast and substantial results.

Ten Dollar-Friendly Destinations

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

No, that's not a mirage. The economy is faltering, the dollar is getting clobbered by the euro, and traveling to the far reaches of luxury is costlier...

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...

Oil Prices Rise For Third Day As Dollar Sinks To New Low Against Euro

Bloomberg | Grant Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Crude oil rose for a third day after the dollar touched a record low against the euro, increasing demand for commodities. The dollar's 11 percent sli...

Dollar Hits Record Low Against Euro

Voxant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


The Upshot Of The Dollar's Fall

BusinessWeek | Ben Steverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But in the complex world of currency markets, things are not always as they appear. While a dollar in the dumps might look like a stain on U.S. pride ...

US And Canadian Dollars Equal In Value For First Time Since 1976

ABC News | CHARLES HERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Canadian dollar has reached parity with the U.S. dollar for the first time since 1976. They are now equal in value. The euro also soared to its hi...