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Why The U.S. Dollar's Reign As World Reserve Currency Is Ending

Posted: September 24, 2012 |   Comments

The mainstream media in the United States is almost totally ignoring one of the most important trends in global economics. This trend is going to cause the value of the U.S. dollar(NYSEARCA:UDN) to fall dramatically and it is going to cause the cost of living in the United States to go way up.

Right now, the U.S. dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) is the primary reserve currency of the world. Even though that status has been chipped away at in recent years, U.S. dollars still make up more than 60 percent of all foreign currency reserves in the world. Most international trade (including the buying and selling of oil) is conducted in U.S. dollars, and this gives the United States a tremendous economic advantage.

Since so much trade is done in dollars, there is a constant demand for more dollars all over the globe from countries that need them for trading purposes. So the Federal Reserve is able to flood our financial system with dollars without it causing a tremendous amount of inflation because the rest of the world ends up soaking up a lot of those dollars. But now that is changing.

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