Thursday, October 06, 2011

Bullish Baltic Dry?
September 28 2011: The Baltic Dry index, a measure of the use of the largest ships, has climbed sharply of late while all else is bearish.   In this video, FT investment editor, James Mackintosh,  analyses what this apparently bullish signal tells us about the outlook for the world economy. (3m 29sec)

Revalue or else?
October 5 2011: Back in 1971 Richard Nixon risked a trade war to force the rest of the world to devalue the dollar. The US Senate is considering a similar move to force China to revalue the renminbi. Here James Mackintosh, analyses why the world needs the Chinese currency to appreciate much further. (3m 59sec)

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