Category: currency rates

Month in Review, September 2012: Part 2, “Relatively under control”

2 November, 2012 (09:00) | Capital markets, central bankers, currency rates, democracy, Euro, fences, Global news, Grexit, Housing, Month in review, New Haven, NYCHA, Public housing |

By:David A. Smith   [Previous Months in Review available here: Aug 12, Jul 12, Jun 12, May 12.]   [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   It is well known that we now have the problem relatively under control, and that it is the RAF who now suffer the largest casualties in this area. Monty Python, […]

Month in Review, September 2012: Part 1, “I abhor the implication”

1 November, 2012 (09:43) | Capital markets, central bankers, currency rates, democracy, Euro, fences, Global news, Grexit, Housing, Month in review, New Haven, NYCHA, Public housing |

By:David A. Smith   [Previous Months in Review available here: Aug 12, Jul 12, Jun 12, May 12.]   Looking back via these Month in Review compilations on my blog oeuvre (if one is allowed to call an accumulation of blog posts an oeuvre), I am struck by how far afield of the narrow topic […]

Just outrunning the currency bears

24 September, 2012 (11:56) | Capital markets, currency rates, Global news, Markets, Speculation, US News |

By:David A. Smith   “When an observed event is inexplicable, you are missing an element of the cause.” – Sherlock Holmes, housing consultant   I have published a small monograph on the capital markets   By most standards, the American dollar ought to be no currency to buy.  Interest rates remain at minuscule levels in […]