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How The Fed Will Impact Equities In The Near Term

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How The Fed Will Impact Equities In The Near Term

The S&P 500 has enjoyed a bounce this summer thanks to the Fed holding off hiking interest rates. However, expect volatility to return as summer winds down. Here’s my analysis of why the Feds forecast of two hikes by year-end is likely to change. And with the September Fed meeting fast approaching, here’s what Yellen […]

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Forward Contract Education Video

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Forward Contract Education Video

Here’s the slideshow of the highlights from my latest Education Video for Forward Contracts.   The video utilizes the dollar-cost-averaging concept and combines it with hedging currency exchange rates.  However, this can be modified to accommodate educating clients about personal finance, how the financial markets function, and investment strategies; i.e. retirement 401Ks and IRAs.   […]

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Let Me Update Your Pitch-books: AUD Hedging Strategy Example

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Let Me Update Your Pitch-books:  AUD Hedging Strategy Example

Here’s a sample pitch-book that I wrote for Huntington Bank Capital Markets. Let me create a library of powerpoint pitch-books that can be standardized for you and your team?  Here’s just a few of the services I offer: Create a powerpoint library revamped with new charts and market updates. Create a pitch-book for each currency […]

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Comparison Charts: Greek Debt vs. Euro Zone Countries

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Comparison Charts: Greek Debt vs. Euro Zone Countries

Here’s a comparison chart from one of my articles about the Greek debt crisis.    Instead of creating a simple chart showing Greek debt levels rising, why not create a chart drawing a comparison

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Do You Know your Average Rate vs. Your Budget Rate?

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Do You Know your Average Rate vs. Your Budget Rate?

Calculating an average exchange rate for all your payments and comparing it to your budget rate or your break-even exchange rate, can help you determine how well your Foreign Exchange Risk Policy (or your FX advisor) is working for you. Here’s a tip that I give clients when I sit down with them to perform […]

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The Greek Tragedy – A Debt Crisis

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The Greek Tragedy – A Debt Crisis

A Special Report is a great content marketing tool to reach out to prospects and showcase your know-how. Aided by visually stunning charts, your report can stand out from your competition!  

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Weekly FX Newsletter – from your Daily Updates

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Weekly FX Newsletter – from your Daily Updates

Don’t have time to write a weekly newsletter?  Don’t worry.  You’ve already written it! Enclosed are 6 reasons you should be writing a weekly or monthly newsletter. Why not repurpose your daily FX updates and create a more in-depth weekly outlook that your business clients will look forward to?

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Currency Risk Analysis Report – Marketing Slipsheet

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Currency Risk Analysis Report – Marketing Slipsheet

The currency exposure and risk analysis is a detailed report highlighting the risks associated with foreign currency exposure tailored to a specific company’s payment schedule. By utilizing risk analysis as a content marketing tool, Banks and FX providers can offer a tangible value-proposition to a prospective client and increase the odds of a face-to-face meeting. […]

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Marketing Initiative Saved Thou$ands for College Study Abroad Programs

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Marketing Initiative Saved Thou$ands for College Study Abroad Programs

Enclosed is a marketing slip-sheet for a bank sales campaign that I created in 2003 that targeted colleges who offer study abroad programs in Europe. This is a great example of an industry (or niche) marketing initiative to increase new clients.  And the best part is that we saved some schools thousands of dollars in […]

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Hedging Strategy Marketing Sheet

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Hedging Strategy Marketing Sheet

Here’s a marketing slipsheet for a variation of a range forward hedge.  I wrote it for a client back in 2003.  The idea of this one-pager was to help clients understand currency hedging derivatives, without a lot of jargon and without a long powerpoint presentation.

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When will the FED Tighten?

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When will the FED Tighten?

Speculation is at fever pitch as to when the FED will raise interest rates.  Most market participants believe the hike will occur in 2015, either during the June or September FED meeting.  This means, keep an eye on

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The Search for Yield: The U.S. Dollar weakens, will U.S. stocks Rise or Fall?

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The Search for Yield:  The U.S. Dollar weakens, will U.S. stocks Rise or Fall?

Recent dollar weakness has halted the stock market’s huge bull run; which was driven largely by yield-chasing investors pouring money into dividend-paying stocks.  Has the great migration of capital to the U.S. ended? Will the dollar weaken, as a result? 

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