Articles To Review

There is no new article this week.  But here are some older articles that I specifically recommend to review & re-read.  These three articles mainly talk about government debt, inflation, and money supply.  They explain the implications of the massive government moves and the economics surrounding them.  At this particular point in time, I feel that my readers should review them, and make use if its information in their financial...

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BoC To Curb Rise Of Canadian Dollar

The Bank of Canada suggested it could purchase government securities/treasuries in the open market to lower borrowing rates further, and curb the rise of the Canadian dollar if it continues to rise.   There is a strong possibility that the currency’s strength would hamper economic growth and delay recovery.  Such a move is referred to as quantitative easing.  It is something the US Federal Reserve has already been doing, and has...

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The Implications of The Federal Reserve’s Purchase of Treasuries: Inflation

THE FEDERAL RESERVE’S PURCHASE OF U.S. TREASURIES WHAT DOES IT MEAN? . What Was Done? Update (3/23/2009):  Today The U.S. Treasury unveiled plans to buy $1 Trillion of toxic mortgages and other distressed assets mainly from banks, in a public-private partnership. On Thursday (March 18 2009) U.S. central bankers decided to buy as much as $100 Billion in direct debt, and up to $500 Billion mortgage-backed securities, from...

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