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Currency Wars Have Begun: Central Banks in Denial or Worse

by Mitch Feierstein about 4 years 5 months ago

Here’s a piece of recent news that you almost certainly missed: A large consumer products company, Johnson & Johnson, announced a one-off loss owing to a 32 percent currency devaluation in Venezuela. The reason I expect you missed that less-than-seismic piece of news is that, unless you happen to be particularly fascinated in Johnson & [...]

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Breaking News: France Loses Its AAA Rating

by Mitch Feierstein about 5 years 9 months ago

OK, I’ll fess up. None of the ratings agencies has yet formally downgraded France. But the Planet Ponzi Ratings Agency (established Nov 4, 2011) has formally rated France at A+. Given that we’re a newish agency, we’ve struggled hard to find the positives. And, um, they’re there all right. France makes nice wine. It has [...]

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