Tag: turmoil

Popular Currencies: What Benchmark are You Using?

Roughly 7 years ago I moved to NZ. The local currency was one of the cheapest on the planet and possibly the cheapest currency of any first world country in terms of purchasing power parity. It traded around 40 cents to the greenback. Real estate had not gone anywhere in

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How to safely play the Tunisian crisis

On the 14th of January, 2011 President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled Tunisia amidst violent protests. This scene has played out across the world more times than I care to mention, and I would like to point out a couple of things. Firstly, it is and always will be

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