Topic: British Pound
Votes in Congress on budget cuts are being closely watched by China, the markets, and others. Will Democrats and Republicans end Washington's profligate spending and help keep the US dollar as the supreme global currency?
04/14/2011 02:30 pm
Without a gold standard, currency inflation has made people's savings disappear
04/13/2011 12:07 pm
Interest rates, now at historic lows, should be raised, says Philadelphia Fed president. He argues the central bank should push up interest rates in 'the not-too-distant future.'
03/27/2011 01:14 pm
Japan's stock market index surges 4.4 percent as outlook for Japanese nuclear plant improves. Other stock markets in Asia, Europe little changed
03/22/2011 10:42 am
Currency markets reversed some of the gains of the yen after the G-7 announced that they would intervene to reduce the value of the yen. The Japanese currency lost nearly two yen against the dollar on currency markets.
03/18/2011 05:39 pm
A new British hedge fund is betting that Twitter can guide stock trading.
03/09/2011 10:37 am
The US dollar ranks behind the British pound, the euro, the Swiss franc, the Canadian dollar, and the Australian dollar.
03/04/2011 02:05 pm
External factors may be causing inflation. But when those outside forces eventually disappear, inflation will remain.
02/15/2011 08:57 am
Standard & Poor’s cut its rating on Japanese sovereign debt one notch last week, strengthening the naysayers. But with falling unemployment, large reserves, and rising corporate profits, 'Japan is punching well above its weight,' says one analyst.
02/02/2011 03:11 pm
Silver prices are climbing fast and gold is soaring above $1400 an ounce. Is it time to stock up on bullion?
11/10/2010 08:44 am