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Will there be any significant impact if oil was priced/traded in another currency other than USD?

There is an abundance of conspiracy theories online that the USD is propped up in part by the fact that oil is traded in USD, and that countries which think about allowing trades in a different ...
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Why would a common currency such as the Euro that can't be devalued be incentive for banks to lend money to a country?

I'm reading an article that is claiming that when the Euro was created, banks began lending more money to countries than before because as the Euro is a common currency across many countries one ...
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Which institutions are in the eurodollar market?

My main question is: how much of the eurodollar market is claims issued by depository institutions or Bank Holding Companies? It's about a $4tn market, but who's in it? Who is funding themselves in ...
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How will the Brexit affect the Euro and the Pound?

The question is the title: How will the brexit affect the euro and the pound? It looks like GBP is facing a tough situation. It is at its lowest value since 1985. Has GBP dropped permanently(or for a ...
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Why is inflation rate so low in euro zone?

Inflation rate for Eurozone in December 2015 was 0.2%. In November 2015 it was 0.1%. Meanwhile ECBs target is annual 2% and it seems that ECB does everything it can to push the inflation to the target....
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Is Eurodollar borrowing close substitute for Fed funds borrowing?

It is often stated that eurodollar borrowing is clost substitute for Fed funds borrowing. In other words, when US banks cannot fund themselves domestically, they might go to the eurodollar market and ...
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If Eurodollar never leaves U.S., then what do we mean by bring eurodollar on shore

We already know that Eurodollar never leaves U.S. But then what do the media mean when they say bringing U.S. dollar offshore (eurodollar) onshore? Isn't it always onshore? (Let us omit the real ...