What’s behind the new gold rush?

11 August 2020

The skyrocketing price of gold and the fall of the dollar have been the subject of a great deal of attention in recent weeks. The two are inextricably linked.

Topics: Currency USD Gold

Will the next election mean a loss for Trump?

10 June 2020

The American economy is experiencing its darkest hour since the Great Depression of 1929. Moreover, riots have broken out in many cities following the death of George Floyd. The chances of Donald Trump being re-elected are diminishing every day.

Topics: News Economy USD

A depression? I think not.

26 May 2020

The figures on the American economy may evoke memories of a very dark period, but we fortunately don’t have to be as concerned as newspaper headlines sometimes suggest.


Fed panics: dollar bears the brunt

9 March 2020

Panic is a bad advisor in the financial world. Still, the US central bank has let itself be guided by its fears in its surprising decision to cut the interest rates. It looks like there are hard times ahead, particularly for the dollar.

Topics: News USD Covid-19

Who will take it up against Trump?

27 February 2020

In less than a week it will become clear who will really be cut out to fight Donald Trump for the American presidency later on this year. The outcome of that battle will have a major impact on the price movement of the dollar.

Topics: News Economy USD