SDR Fundamentals & Future Announcements

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This post is specifically structured to help readers, who may be unfamiliar with the SDR and how it works, to become more educated on the history of the SDR, and what it’s future characteristics and functions will be.  As we move through the year and to the ultimate restructuring of the global monetary system, it will be important for people to understand what they can do, and how they can do it, to protect their wealth and remain viable throughout the multilateral transition.

When Will China End the Dollar Peg

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The Last Year of American Hegemony

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Update:  The IMF and China sign agreement on strengthening fiscal institutions and capacity development.  China is now heavily involved with the integration of its financial and monetary architecture within the macro multilateral framework.  This should eliminate any remaining doubt as to the validity of the transition. – JC

The Real Reason the Swiss Peg Ended

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When Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde gave the speech last year where she mentioned the number 7 numerous times, the internet caught fire with theories and analysis of what exactly was meant by the term “magic seven”. Contrary to popular opinion, it had very little to do with the occult, and more to do with the forthcoming composition changes to the SDR valuation.

The Redback Revolution

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The Made In China label became a symbol of economic production lost in the western world alongside the rise of cheap labor and goods from the emerging economies.  The cultural meme of “everything made in China” became common and could be heard at any given moment, anywhere in the developed world.