Interview with Hal Sirkin: Commodities and "The Next Billion Customers"
Why Great Housing Starts Just Can't Support Copper
The Dollar Ain’t Perfect... But Is Anything Else Better?
Voices were raised in recent months in favor of doing away with the dollar as a reserve currency, the most strident emanating from exporters of dollar-denominated commodities, such as Russia, and nations like China that hold large swatches of U.S. government paper.
So, what's a reserve currency and why should the buck get the boot... or not?