Understanding the Yen Carry Trade

Good stuff here from Mark Dow on understanding the Yen carry trade.  Precisely what you should be doing with your Saturday.

“This is the question I always fantasize an insightful CNBC interviewer will ask of his/her guest after the guest offhandedly mumbles something about ‘the yen carry trade’.

Odds are, though, it’ll never happen.

What is a carry trade and why is it so pervasively misunderstood?”

Read the whole piece in the link above.

 

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Cullen Roche

Cullen Roche

Mr. Roche is the Founder of Orcam Financial Group, LLC. Orcam is a financial services firm offering research, private advisory, institutional consulting and educational services. He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance and Understanding the Modern Monetary System.

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