Currency Movement, Oil Price Free-Fall Effect, Inflation/Deflation & ECB QE

I don’t agree with everyone’s predictions, but the discussions of what’s taking place from a variety of opinions and viewpoints is very engaging and there is A LOT taking place.  Most of these are 1-2 pages or  2-3 minute videos.

The articles address very volatile currency movement, the effect of the free-fall in oil prices, inflation/deflation and ECB QE taking place in the last week.

The Commodity Markets Collapsing Beyond Oil (1-13-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/oil-decline-part-of-normal-market-volatility-john-taft-xnUzHxXtT~yNCNF1qM9LZQ.html

Venezuela’s Credit Rating Cut to Caa3 by Moody’s (1-13-15) Bloomberg Video http://www.bloomberg.com/video/venezuela-s-credit-rating-cut-to-caa3-by-moody-s-3IiD_APHQSSOn0lLlC1goQ.html

Banks Oil Exposure Concerns Rise as Prices Tumble (1-13-15) Bloomberg Videos
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/banks-oil-exposure-concerns-rise-as-prices-tumble-QdQmM3rTRo~~OO05GGOzsA.html

World’s Best Forecaster Targets Euro for Dollar Parity (1-13-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/world-s-best-forecaster-targets-euro-dollar-parity-HEEFh_1XTI6oZsET_caCNw.html

U.K. Inflation Rate Drops to Lowest in Almost 15 Years (1-13-15) By Jennifer Ryan & Tom Beardsworth http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-13/u-k-inflation-rate-drops-to-0-5-lowest-in-almost-15-years-1-.html

Draghi Faces Legal Test on Bond Buys as ECB Readies QE Plan (1-13-15) By Stephanie Bodoni
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-13/draghi-faces-legal-test-on-bond-buys-as-ecb-readies-qe-plan.html

Treasury Yields Rise from 2013 Low Before $21 Billion Auction (1-13-15) By Susanne Walker
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-13/treasuries-rise-with-sale-set-to-draw-lowest-yield-in-20-months.html

Dollar Slips on Wages as Oil Drops; Chinese Stocks Drop (1-12-15) Fresh News U.K.- Bloomberg
http://fresh-news-uk.com/news/dollar-slips-on-wages-as-oil-drops-chinese-stocks-drop-bloomberg

ECB Weighs Bond Purchases Up to 500 Billion Euros to Juice Economy (1-10-15)  By Jana Randow http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-09/ecb-said-to-study-bond-purchase-models-up-to-500-billion-euros.html

Venezuelans Throng Grocery Stores Under Military Protection (1-9-15) By Andrew Rosati & Noris Soto http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-09/venezuelans-throng-grocery-stores-on-military-protection-order.html

Gross Says Wage Growth Isn’t Great Enough to Sustain U.S. Expansion (1-9-15) By Liz Capo McCormick | http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-09/gross-says-wage-growth-not-enough-to-sustain-u-s-expansion.html

Why the Fed Worry About Others (1-9-15) Mohamid El-Erian
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-01-09/why-the-fed-worries-about-others

World’s Best Forecaster Targets Euro-Dollar Parity Currencies (1-9-15) By Lucy Meakin http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-08/world-s-best-forecaster-targets-euro-dollar-parity-currencies.html

Things Are Going to Get Worse in Europe Eichengreen (1-8-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/-things-are-going-to-get-worse-in-europe-eichengreen-aDrhA5yIQPSp2tWyXN5NtQ.html

Pound to Gain Versus Euro on Rates Outlook: BNP Paribas (1-8-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/pound-to-gain-versus-euro-on-rates-outlook-bnp-paribas-xqApJV6NRLCY7ZepJDA0_w.html

The BRICs Will Be Cut to the ICs if Brazil & Russia Don’t Shape Up, Warns Phrasemaker O’Neill (1-8-15) By Bloomberg News|  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-08/bric-in-danger-of-becoming-ic-says-acronym-coiner-jim-o-neill.html

Euro Drop a Turning Point for Central Bank Reserves (1-7-15) By Lananh Nguyen http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-07/euro-drop-a-turning-point-for-central-bank-reserves-currencies.html

HSBC Sees Destructive Potential Behind Strong Dollar (1-7-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/hsbc-sees-destructive-potential-behind-strong-dollar-MRb2Coa7QN6FGxf8JCdugw.html

Bill Gross Says Good Times Over as Markets Set to Fall (1-6-15) Bloomberg Video
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/bill-gross-says-good-times-over-as-markets-set-to-fall-HzjhS2XTQQWVRGpCtHcjsw.html

Bill Gross Calls It 2015 Is Going to Be Terrible (1-6-15) By Ben Steverman
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-06/bill-gross-calls-it-2015-is-going-to-be-terrible.html

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