The Dollar Articles and Resources
Among all financial markets, the foreign exchange (forex) value of the dollar ranks as one of the most important. Not only is the dollar (USD) the official currency of the United States, but it also serves as the preferred reserve currency for the entire world economy.
Its role as a global reserve makes the U.S. dollar uniquely important for investors to keep track of. The strength or weakness of the dollar has significant implications for the price of gold, as well. Our commentary on the dollar and its impact globally is gathered together here.
What Is a CBDC? Explaining Central Bank Digital Currencies
An explanation of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). We look at the rapid development and future potential of governments issuing CBDCs.
Will BRICS Implement a Gold Backed Currency in August?
Although it’s likely BRICS nations are discussing creating a new currency, no agreement has been reached. Policy makers are denying the gold-backed currency is soon to be launched.
Despite Declining Price Gold Is Strengthening
The US dollar gold price has declined for 2 months, but it has shown strength against the 10-yr TIPS yield, to which it was tightly correlated from 2006–2021.
The Shanghai International Gold Exchange and Its Role in De-Dollarization
This article is a primer on the Chinese gold market and the Shanghai International Gold Exchange (SGEI). De-dollarization by using yuan to settle international trade and store surpluses in gold through the SGEI is discussed.
Is Gold a Safe Investment Now?
Gold has historically been regarded as a safe investment. Allocating money toward gold can protect investor capital, especially during times of economic uncertainty.
Is Saudi Arabia Selling Oil to China for Gold?
Rumors are making rounds that Saudi Arabia is selling oil for yuan, which it converts into gold on the Shanghai International Gold Exchange (SGEI).
How Much Does ChatGPT Know—and Not Know—About Coins?
ChatGPT is a new AI tool that has caught everyone’s attention. It's not Skynet from the Terminator film, but you wouldn’t know that by the hyperbolic reactions.
The Hierarchy of Money and the Case for $8,000 Gold
A long-term gold valuation model, assuming gold accounts for the majority of international reserves, suggests the gold price exceeds $8,000 in the coming decade.
Is the World on the Brink of a Banking Crisis?
After a prominent U.S. bank collapsed last week, the public is growing increasingly worried about the health of the banking system. Is this an isolated incident?