The currency wars

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The currency wars

In increasingly desperate attempts to bolster their economies, many of the world's central banks are following policies of money printing – so called 'quantitative easing' – and lowering interest rates, pushing down the value of their currencies. Here we examine why, what it means for you, and how you can profit.

The best ways to profit from the euro crash

With ECB money-printing and low interest rates, the euro is crashing spectacularly. John Stepek looks at what it means for your investments, and how you can profit.

The US has thrashed other markets – but a turning point may be near

US stocks and the US dollar both have massively outperformed the rest of the world since 2011. But that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby.

How to survive the coming deflation crisis: invest in China

Think deflation is worrying now? You ain’t seen nothing yet, says Jonathan Compton. The best place to hide is China.

Five threats to your wealth

The threat of Greece leaving the eurozone has investors feeling jittery. But it’s far from the only big risk out there. John Stepek looks at the top five.

An urgent message from Japan’s central bank – buy Japanese stocks now!

Japan’s quantitative easing programme is the biggest in the world. And it just got bigger. That’s great news for Japanese stocks, says John Stepek.

How to bunker your wealth from the global currency wars

The global currency wars have entered a new phase – and investors should act to safeguard their wealth, says John Stepek. Here, he explains how.

The currency wars are heating up – here’s how to profit

With the world’s central bankers continuing to print money and cut interest rates, there seems to be no let-up in the currency wars. John Stepek explains what it means for your money, and how to profit.

Britain’s money-printing presses will roll again soon: here’s how to profit

With the economy still in a mess, there’s likely to be more money-printing from the Bank of England. Matthew Partridge explains how you can profit.

The best house in a bad neighbourhood

Set against a backdrop of widespread money printing, the dollar has continued to strengthen.

A big day in the currency wars – here’s what it means for you

Thursday sees the results of central bank meetings in Europe, Britain and Japan. How will their decisions affect your wealth? John Stepek explains.

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