Foreign Investing

Zerohedge: "Lehman-Like" Avalanche In Greece Could Be Set In Motion As Soon As Sunday

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by shiggins     June 17, 2011      0.0 (0) There may be “Lehman-like” consequences if the Greek Parliament fails to pass a vote of confidence that may come as early as Sunday, says Zerohedge, citing a report by SocGen. With two further defections in the majority PASOK party on Thursday, the vote may come down to one or two votes. 

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Guest Post: How To Advise Clients Who Are Concerned About Future Of U.S. Dollar

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by agluck     June 16, 2011      0.0 (0) The past two and a half years have been quite a wild ride for the U.S. dollar.  First, the dollar was all the rage during the height of the economic collapse of 2008, as institutional investors made a mad flight-to-safety.  With the exception of the Japanese yen, the U.S. dollar was the strongest currency in the world from September 200

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S&P Slashes Greece Rating To Lowest In World; Says Default Is Likely

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by shiggins     June 13, 2011      0.0 (0) Greece became the lowest-rated country in the world in the rankings of Standard & Poor's on Monday, putting it below Ecuador, Jamaica, Pakistan and Grenada. 

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IMF Offers Upbeat Assessment Of China’s Economy And Predicts Inflation Threat Will Recede

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by shiggins     June 10, 2011      0.0 (0) In stark contrast to recent articles documenting a slowdown in China’s economic growth, the International Monetary Fund issued a glowing report on the country’s future prospects.

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More Warning Signs From China As Property Prices Turn Sharply Downward In Major Cities

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by shiggins     June 09, 2011      0.0 (0) Residential home prices are dropping in major Chinese cities after two decades on the rise, raising concerns about a potentially rapid slowdown of the nation’s economic growth.

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