Central Bank of Indonesia Would Implement Capital Control

Written by NGDlover

Labels :  News of Currency, Money and Fund

Notegolddiamond – A reputable Indonesian business tabloid -KONTAN online- issued a news about Indonesian Central Bank (BI) that who have been frustrated by the outflow and inflow of short term of foreign funds into Indonesia’s financial system, because these short-term funds movement frequently make the exchange rate  staggering. Today, BI is planning regulations or policies aimed at reducing this short time capital flow so that it make Rupiah stronger from the negative effects of short term foreign fund aka hot money, because the negative effects will be damped by the new policy. BI governor Nasution said, “We’ve discussed but not yet taken a decision (application) to do that,” he said after prayers in Friday at Masjid Baitul Ichsan Complex Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, Friday (11 / 6). Continue reading


June 11, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, News of Currency | Leave a comment

Real (30) Factors That Determine The Value of Currency

written by : NGDlover

Don`t you ever wonder how your currency deserve their value in comparison with other currency ? Currencies in the world related to each other like bricks in the structure of the wall. A brick on the bottom of the wall become the foundation for the brick above. A strong hit on the low point of the wall will vibrate the whole brick, while a similar blow at the upper wall only thrilling part locally. So do the currencies, the strong currencies such as US Dollar are take place as a foundation on the bottom of the rest of currencies, they are subject to numerous influences, one hit to them like politics issue to changing weather will influence many other currencies. So, here an article about what real factors are determining our currency value.

Since the perceptions and attitudes of other countries toward a country are as important as the reality of the country’s actual situation (a reality often created by news, media, movies, newspapers, and rumors), in relation with currency’s value, the less that is known, usually the lower the value of a currency.

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February 25, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund | 3 Comments

If You Invested $100 Bill 10 Years Ago

If you have  $100 bill that invested 10 years ago, by now it would be worth more than $400 if you invested in gold, $357 if you prefer in commodities, $268 if choosed in oil, $190 in corporate bonds or U.S. Treasuries, and only $90 in U.S. stocks. (as measured by the S&P GSCI Enhanced Total Return Index)


February 10, 2010 Posted by | 'Eager to Know' Stories, Money & Fund | Leave a comment

De Beers Top No. 1 Diamond Miner Agrees Refinancing

As diamond demand begins to return and prices to recover, De Beers is upbeat on its debt position as it agrees refinancing terms and sets up right issue.

LONDON (Reuters) –

Top diamond miner De Beers is upbeat about cash flow after slashing costs by half and is making progress on shoring up its balance sheet after agreeing refinancing terms.

The group — 45 percent-owned by mining group Anglo American — said on Friday it was moving forward on refinancing a $1.5 billion debt facility and a rights issue of up to $1 billion announced last month.

“We’ve agreed a set of terms with our international lenders,” David Prager, director of communications, told Reuters. “That process will come to a conclusion over the next several weeks. We’re feeling very good about it.”

Once the refinancing process is concluded, shareholders will commit funding to help recapitalise the business through the rights issue, he added. Continue reading

January 29, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, News of Diamond | 2 Comments

Who Killed God’s Banker ?

By : Edward Jay Epstein

On June 11, 1982, Roberto Calvi, the chairman of the Banco Ambrosiano, who had become know as “God’s Banker” because of the investments he made for the Vatican, vanished from Italy with a black briefcase full of documents.

One week later, his body was found hanging from an orange noose under Blackfriar’s Bridge in London; his feet submerged in the swirling waters of the Thames. His black bag was gone. Also missing was $1.2 billion from bank’s subsidiaries in the Bahamas, Nicaragua, Peru, and Luxembourg. And the Vatican was missing one-half billion dollars in loans. How did God’s banker come to be dangling at the end of a rope over the Thames? Continue reading

January 21, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, News of Currency | 2 Comments

More Money To Flow In Commodities

LONDON (Reuters) –

Investors will allocate even more money to commodities this year as they seek to spread risk away from more established investments such as equities, New York-based fund manager Gresham argues.

Commodities such as gold, oil, copper, as well as softs like sugar, boomed in 2009, drawing in tens of billions of dollars in investments from pension funds and wealth managers hit by the financial crisis and global economic downturn.

Gresham Investment Management LLC saw its assets under management in commodities more than double last year to over $7.5 billion, its director of research, Douglas Hepworth told Reuters. Continue reading

January 21, 2010 Posted by | Buying Gold ?, Money & Fund | Leave a comment

Why Warrants of Gold/Silver Companies Outperformed Gold/Silver So Dramatically in 2009

by Lorimer Wilson

We are in the eye of the storm and when the other side of the vortex engulfs us gold and silver will increase considerably, their associated stocks will go up substantially and their warrants, where available, will escalate dramatically. They did so in 2009 (see below) and will most likely do so again in 2010. Does your portfolio properly reflect the opportunities that will continue to present themselves in 2010 and beyond?

All you need do is:

1.) invest in the stocks of the companies that mine gold and silver and/or in the royalty companies that buy the gold and silver from mining companies at pre-determined fixed prices or, better yet, and wherever possible, Continue reading

January 19, 2010 Posted by | Buying Gold ?, Money & Fund, News of Gold | Leave a comment

BloggersUnite for Haiti


January 19, 2010

Our goal is to share information about this disaster and how people around the world can provide aid to ongoing relief efforts.

Nations and aid organizations around the globe are scrambling to provide aid to Haiti in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. While the listed date of this event to be 1/19/10, we ask that bloggers begin to submit relevant posts as soon as possible and continue to do so as long as more information becomes available and more aid for the citizens of Haiti is needed.

We welcome any posts about current conditions in Haiti as well as how to donate money, supplies or man power to the ongoing disaster relief efforts. If you have any information to share about this tragic event with readers around the world, please post a link to your article here. Continue reading

January 15, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, Time Break | Leave a comment

10 Musts for Marketing to Women on Facebook

Brette Borow

female facebook imageBrette Borow is the President and Founder of Girls Guide To, the “ladies only” guide to life, and spends most of her days engaging with the community’s over 140,000 members.

There are over 56 million women using Facebook in the United States, and for marketers this means one very important thing –- if you have a brand, product or company that targets women, Facebook (Facebook) is the place to be.

Unfortunately, unless you’re a brand that every woman knows or loves, then just being on Facebook is not enough. Facebook has done a great job of giving marketers a powerful tool with its Pages product, but like most things in life, it comes down to execution. To help, here is a list of 10 tips for marketing to women on Facebook. Continue reading

January 14, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, Time Break | Leave a comment

top 10 Countries With Highest Currency Denominations In The World

Notegolddiamond – Here is the list for some highest denomination of currency in the world. As we know, in every countries experiencing hyperinflation, usually the central bank prints money in larger and larger denominations as the smaller denomination notes become worthless.

Some banknotes were stamped to indicate changes of denomination. This is because it would take too long to print new notes. By time the new notes would be printed, they would be obsolete (that is, they would be of too low a denomination to be useful).

Later, this type of currencies become precious collection for numismatic / banknote collectors in the world. So, check it out !

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1.   Hungary
The worst inflation ever in the world, trough the end of 1945 until July 1946. In  the middle of 1946, the highest denomination ever was issued, it was 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 Pengő (a hundred quintillion pengő). Even more !  ten times higher denomination from above had printed but not issued. It was 1000,000,000,000,000,000,000 or a sextillion Pengő or one milliard billion Pengő ! here the pic…


January 12, 2010 Posted by | Money & Fund, News of Currency | Leave a comment

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