Great interview by Keith McCullough.  Interesting discussion on currency theory embedded throughout. Well worth the time if you are at all serious about trading currencies.
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After watching most of the French Open and seeing what it took Nadal to win, I couldn’t help but find the parallels with trading. Facing Djokovic (ranked number one) in the semifinals was a tough 4.5 hour match for Nadal. On more than one occasion he found himself behind the almost perfect technique of Djokovic. In the end he prevailed. Lesson 1: Keep your focus. If I had to pick a single trait that I admired in Nadal, it would be a difficult choice, but I would have to go with his focus. Nadal’s focus is extraordinary. During the final,
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In about 3 months, you will no longer be able to make straightforward GDP trend analysis without some form of normalization techniques. The way GDP is calculated will be changed. Overall, it’s probably going to be more accurate. In this video Rick Santelli summarizes the change.
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It’s often taken for granted that America needs a strong dollar.  When the value of the U.S. dollar is strong relative to other currencies, it becomes attractive to investors and allows Americans to buy foreign goods and services cheaply.  But in times of recession, are we better off with a weak dollar that stimulates U.S. manufacturing by making our goods cheaper and more competitive?  Or will the loss of purchasing power and currency manipulation abroad, offset the potential gains? Does America Need a Strong Dollar Policy? from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates on FORA.tv
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Barry @Ritholtz found this great video that I decided to share with you. It is about charging your appliances in less than a minute. Think about charging electric cars quicker than you would fill a tank of gas. Now we’re talking.   The Super Supercapacitor | Brian Golden Davis from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.
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Published on Nov 20, 2012 on youtube. Kyle Bass converses with Darden Professor Ken Eades at the Darden School of Business University Investing Conference 2012.  
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Stock Market News for March 18, 2013 – Market News On Friday, major indices closed in the red after the Consumer Sentiment index dropped unexpectedly in the month of March. The Dow Jones ended its longest winning streak in almost seventeen American equity markets tumble on Cyprus FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – The US Stock market experienced a lower opening Monday investors digest the news surrounding Cyprus. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ fell -0.97% Forex Flash: EUR/GBP buy on dips – Danske Bank FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – The cross is hovering over the mid 0.85s on Monday, as sentiment surrounding
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Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) — Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco, Deutsche Bank’s Anshu Jain, French Minister of Finance Pierre Moscovici, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, China Investment Corp.’s Jin Liqun and Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio debate the future of the global economy. Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua moderates. They speak on the Bloomberg Television Special, “No Growth, Easy Money: Navigating the New Normal.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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