Are We On The Verge Of A Massive Emerging Markets Currency Collapse?

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  • Are We On The Verge Of A Massive Emerging Markets Currency Collapse? 
    by Michael Snyder, http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/ 
    This time, the Federal Reserve has created a truly global problem.  A big chunk of the trillions of dollars that it pumped into the financial system over the past several years has flowed into emerging markets.  But now that the Fed has decided to begin “the taper”, investors see it as a sign to pull the “hot money” out of emerging markets as rapidly as possible.  This is causing currencies to collapse and interest rates to soar all over the planet.  Argentina, Turkey, South Africa, Ukraine, Chile, Indonesia, Venezuela, India, Brazil, Taiwan and Malaysia are just some of the emerging markets that have been hit hard so far.

    In fact, last week emerging market currencies experienced the biggest decline that we have seen since the financial crisis of 2008.  And all…

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