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How speculators gain profit from currency speculation

Posted on 22 April

Readers Question: Can you please explain how speculators can gain a profit from speculative attack on currencies? A speculative attack more »

The Euro and deflation

Posted on 4 April

A look at the effects of how an over-valuation of the exchange rate can cause deflation. Readers Question: does an more »

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Deflationary Bias in the Eurozone

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Readers Question: Is there an inbuilt deflationary bias in the Eurozone? Deflationary bias means that there is a tendency for more »

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