Mike Norman is currency trader and economist who is a proponent of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). He writes a blog at www.mikenormaneconomics.blogspot.com.

I am ready and looking forward to the Fed reversing course.
I don't think it's bad enough to prevent a summer U.S. market rally.
With recalls and other issues in the rearview, shares could make a big move down the road.
By impeding the ability of the government to spend more, we are creating a deflationary spiral.
Rally didn't last, but the currency's problems do.
But that doesn't mean you should unload gold, commodities and stocks.
Canada's economy has been hit by a perfect storm of falling commodity prices -- and the loonie is feeling the effects.
Beijing is the metal's top user, so put your pennies in the sector.
The 'water' isn't flowing into the 'pool' as quickly.
Despite the bank's loan growth, the CEO is still being cautious.

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