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The Australian Dollar’s Driver or the Driver’s Dollar

By Nick Hubble | April 23, 2014

A high Australian dollar means we’re doing well at exporting. A low one means our trade balance is low. You can’t say they’re good or bad…

Financial Markets »

Financial Crime

Convertible Notes – ‘Rock Solid’ as Australian Government Bonds?

By Nick Hubble | April 16, 2014

During good times, convertible notes behave like debt financing. But if there’s a bank crisis, the bank can convert those notes to shares.

Australian Economy »

Investing »

2014 Predicted

Dan Denning accurately forecast 2013's flight from bonds to stocks, the commodities crash and the Aussie dollar top…to the exact week


In this brand new forecast report, he shares his three critical predictions for 2014…

Gold & Precious Metals »

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The Real Reason the US Dollar Has Value

By Chris Mayer | April 19, 2014

The US dollar has value because the government levies $3 trillion in tax liabilities annually and accepts only US dollars in payment — which only it issues.

Currencies »

Commodities »

The Australian wildcatter
exploring oil's 'final frontier'


The US Geological Survey says this area contains up to 71 billion barrels of oil.

Only a few explorers have secured licences to drill.

One of them is a daring little Aussie firm that begins drilling 'in early 2014'.

According to small-cap analysts Tim Dohrmann it's impossible to speculate just how high this one could go. Find out why here.

Global Economy »

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Send US Troops to Ukraine?

By Bill Bonner | April 22, 2014

Coming off successes in Iraq and Afghanistan, it makes sense that the US should send troops to Ukraine, no?

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Dan Denning Dan Denning is the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Reckoning Australia and the author of 2005’s best-selling The Bull Hunter (John Wiley & Sons). He began his financial publishing career in 1997 as a small-cap analyst. From 2000 to 2005 he was the managing editor of Strategic Investment, where he recommended gold and warned of the US housing bubble. Dan has covered financial markets from Baltimore, Paris, London and, beginning in 2005, Melbourne Australia, where he is the Publisher of Port Phillip Publishing. To follow Dan's financial world view more closely you can subscribe to The Daily Reckoning for free here. If you’re already a Daily Reckoning subscriber, then we recommend you also join him on Google+. It's where he shares investment research, commentary and ideas that he can't always fit into his regular Daily Reckoning emails.
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