The Great Debate

Speculators and China win big on yen move

By J Saft
September 15, 2010

What does $4 trillion a day in business, never sleeps and sees Japan’s Ministry of Finance as just one more patsy?

Be careful what you wish for on currencies

March 19, 2010

The rancorous argument about global payment imbalances and the yuan’s valuation is exposing a surprising and dangerous economic illiteracy among policymakers and commentators.

from The Great Debate UK:

Development of the risk trade

December 17, 2009


- Jane Foley is research director at The opinions expressed are her own.-

Global rebalancing to weaken dollar, quietly

September 24, 2009

— Neal Kimberley is an FX market analyst for Reuters. The opinions expressed are his own —forex

Don’t cry for the dollar, yet

September 18, 2009

agnes1— Agnes T. Crane is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are her own —

It looks bad for the dollar, but looks can be deceiving.

Its sharp decline in the last week has pushed the euro to its highest level in a year and reignited fears that there’s only one place for the dollar to go, and that’s down.