Tag: yen

A US Dollar Rally Against All Odds…

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret the USD is screaming higher.  In just over three weeks, we’ve seen the US Dollar Index climb from just around 74.00, to 78.50. And that’s after it has spent most of the year trading between 73.00 and 76.00. But you’ve got to be wondering… is this rally for real? I’m going to […]

Continue Reading

Huge Gains From The Japanese Yen

| April 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

A little over a month ago, I told you about my brother.  He’d just moved to Japan for a three year assignment with the Navy.  While living overseas can be exciting, it brings its own stress too. One of the problems he faced was converting his US Dollars into Yen. When was the right time […]

Continue Reading

Global Credit Crisis Impacts Japan

| October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Let me ask you a question.  How well do you remember 1983?  It was an interesting year.  Ronald Regan was President, the US was gripped by Tylenol poisoning in Chicago, the Vietnam Memorial was opening, and unemployment hit 10%.  Believe it or not, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed trading that year above 1,000. So […]

Continue Reading

ETFs On Foreign Currencies

| March 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

Raising money for emerging growth companies is not as easy as it sounds.  Believe me.  I spent a significant portion of my career running around the globe meeting with entrepreneurs and introducing investors. For a time I was based in London.  That experience gave me a unique insight into the European continent. While in London […]

Continue Reading