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27 May 2024

BREAKING 🚨: Argentina

Argentina's Peso has plummeted to an an all-time low against the U.S. Dollar on the Black Market (which is where Argentinians go to convert to USD) Source: FT, Barchart

21 May 2024

China now settles half of its crossborder trade in renminbi, up from zero in 2010

• Rise in RMB use highlights sanctions-proofing strategy of Beijing and its allies, such as Russia • China's promotion of CIPS, its homegrown alternative to Swift, may support rise in RMB use Source: Agathe Demarais

13 May 2024

Global foreign exchange reserves.

The US dollar still dominates but share has been eroding sligthly Source: Michel A.Arouet

6 May 2024

JUST IN 🚨: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Bank of Japan BoJ should consult with her before intervening to support Japanese Yen

Source: Barchart

3 May 2024

Bearish Bets against the Japanese Yen rise to highest level in AT LEAST the last 18 years 🚨

Source: Barchart, Bloomberg

3 May 2024

It's clear, Japan is intervening to support the Yen:

Twice this week, we saw the Yen fall to its weakest point against the US Dollar since 1990. This was the first time in 34 years that 1 US Dollar converted to 160 Yen. Immediately after the Yen neared 160 twice this week, we saw a steep drop in the conversion rate, strengthening the Yen. The BOJ reported Tuesday that its current account will fall 7.56 TRILLION YEN, or $48.2 billion USD. This was clearly due to intervention equating to 5.5 trillion Yen, which we last saw in 2022 and 2011. The third largest currency in the world is in trouble. Source: The Kobeissi Letter

2 May 2024

Looks like Japan is coming in hot with their second FX intervention.

Source: Lyn Alden

1 May 2024

This is money debasement and loss of purchasing power looks like.

Below you can see the change in purchasing power of the U.S. dollar as measured by aggregate price inflation, including impactful historic events. Anyone who has attempted to save in dollars since the inception of the Federal Reserve until now has been robbed of their purchasing power. Source: Figure-7D, Broken Money thru Reese M.

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