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The euro-zone has now more safe spots, after Germany, the core of the core, had trouble with a bond auction. Before a new week featuring the Non-Farm Payrolls begins, the markets are now closed, and it’s time for some long term forex articles. For those of you in the US, this is a long weekend. Happy Thanksgiving!

The troubles in the euro-zone aren’t isolated to bonds: Greece still hasn’t received its aid package and the recession seems more real than beforehand. The crisis has a strong effect all over the world, although China and the US sure have trouble of their own.

  • Jean-Pierre Chevallier  shows the growing spread between German and Swiss bonds, expressing how unsafe Germany became.
  • Kathy Lien discusses the dollar and the euro on a TV interview.
  • Neil Hume talks about the German fear of inflation after the hyperinflation experience of the 1920s. Well, it isn’t exactly the hyperinflation that got the world into WWII, but rather the reaction to the Great Depression – the fear of another occurrence of  hyperinflation led to extreme austerity that led to higher unemployment and the rise of evil.
  • Mish  analyzes the political situation in European and says that there will eventually come a time when some leader will win an election campaign over leaving the euro. It could be France.
  • Lior Cohen analyzes the long-term implications for US debt after the failure of the Supercommittee. Not only Europe is in trouble.
  • Larry Greenberg analyzes the meaning of the downwards revision of US GDP. It doesn’t look good.
  • Ron Hera discusses how the US became a third world country. Not exactly a happy Thanksgiving.
  • Ben Lord discusses the wealth tax movement that is growing in the world, and its implications.
  • Andriy Moraru lays out the order types in forex, and discusses their  popularity.
  • Francesc Riverola opens the new Forex Studies interface of FXStreet to beta testing. It looks very promising. I hope to review it in next week.
  • Jay Norris lists the 6 stages to forex trading success. What stage are you at?
  • Adil Siddiqui analyzes the forex market in the Middle East.

Here are some long term articles published on Forex Crunch this week:

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