International

Monday, December 20th, 2010
"The sting of inflation is showing up in the emerging market economies, where rising food prices are stinging the consumer. (Oh sorry I forgot, food inflation isn't inflation!)
Friday, December 17th, 2010
"On Monday, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney warned that Canadians are "stretched" financially and "increasingly vulnerable to an adverse shock" such as interest rate hikes.
Monday, December 6th, 2010
"Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said China is “risking inflation” in its own economy, while threatening other nations, by not allowing its currency to appreciate.
Monday, December 6th, 2010
"South Africa's currency appreciated as much as 0.3 percent to 6.8530 per dollar and traded at 6.8550 by 9:35 a.m. in Johannesburg, from a previous close of 6.8760. Against the euro the rand added 0.4 percent to 9.1563. ...
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
"The dance of the dollar counts — and it counts a lot. With few exceptions, when the dollar weakens against the euro, commodity prices soar, and when the dollar soars against the euro, commodity prices plunge. Every commodity trader knows the importance of the dance of the dollar.

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