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Is The Dollar Still The Gold Standard Of Currencies?

After trillions of dollars of U.S. government stimulus spending since the beginning of 2020 and with inflation running at its highest levels in more than 40 years, some investors are understandably growing concerned that "dollar debasement" is threatening the U.S. dollar's long-standing position as the world's preferred reserve currency.

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Why Is The Currency Of The World’s Third-Largest Economy Tanking?

The Japanese economy is the third-largest national economy, and the Japanese yen (JPY) is the third most commonly traded currency after the U.S. dollar and the euro.  Since 2012, the JPY has weakened from 75 yen against the dollar to just over 120 yen against the dollar today. This month has seen the yen weaken by 5% so far. 

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