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Rating Watch Negative, Credit, Credibility and Debt

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The four-letter word in the economy today is debt. Debt lies at the heart of the Fitch Negative Credit Watch and pretty much every other challenge that is going on in the developed world today.

Dollar Status in Doubt After Washington Antics

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The U.S. is facing a global crisis of confidence. We may not see a sudden flight of capital from the United States, but we are increasing the odds that we will see a sudden fall in the dollar.

Gold Is the True Reserve Currency

Michael Pento | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

The reliance upon the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency and "safe haven" asset has created a perverse, but deeply entrenched, mindset among global investors.

Note to Summers and Donilon: Dig into China's Mooncake Vouchers

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Like the U.S. dollar -- which, despite the global frustration with American economic policy, overconsumption and underinvestment -- Chinese mooncakes, or the idea of them, are in huge demand.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Greece: the Brussels Compromise Compromises the Euro

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

The fact that an agreement was found is a tribute to the capability of Europeans to compromise. But their agreement compromises the status of the Euro as a reserve currency.

The Big Dollar Bustout ... Is Too Big To Fail Still an Option?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

With efforts to rebrand America's national identity in the electronic media falling flat like a bad online date, taking away the dollar's too big to fail status might be the better wake up call.

No Love for Uncle Buck

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Garrett Johnson

The dollar will not be allowed to collapse. Instead its decline will be managed. This will include violent corrections that will savage any dollar bear who is trying to make a quick buck.

3 Cassandras Bare Ticking Time Bombs

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

According to a trio of incisive trackers of the economic and investment scene, there are several ticking fiscal time bombs -- inconspicuous, and so far ignored -- that are waiting to explode.

China Reserve Currency Proposal Formalized

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China's central bank reiterated its call for the creation of a new international currency that could replace currencies such as the dollar in countrie...

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.

Medvedev: 'Super Currency' Should Replace Dollar

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

So much for that fresh start. Barely 24 hours after announcing that Russia and the United States would cooperate on a host of long-simmering issues, ...

Anti-Dollar Contagion Gains Pace

Michael J. Panzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael J. Panzner

As was the case with the now hobbled U.S. banking system, the dollar's fortunes have long depended on the confidence of others.

China Calls For Super Reserve Currency

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China is calling for a new global currency to replace the dominant dollar, showing a growing assertiveness on revamping the world econ...