Here’s Why The U.S. Dollar Keeps Rising

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From ZeroHedge: So where will mobile capital flow in an environment of rising socio-political risk, a multi-year USD uptrend and a dearth of safe, liquid markets?
NYSE:UUP November 27, 2016 7:44am

U.S. Dollar Hits 13-Year Highs, Despite Commodity Rally

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The U.S. dollar is moving to a 13-year high. This is breaking news, and medium to long consequences of this event should not be underestimated.
NYSE:UUP November 24, 2016 7:25am

Despite The Dollar’s Big Surge, Traders Are Betting On A Crash

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch brings investors his daily ETF options update, which includes a very bearish bet on the oil and gas sector, along with some unusually bearish activity in options tied to the U.S. dollar.
NYSE:UUP November 18, 2016 12:21pm

The Dollar Crash Is Coming

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From JL Yastine: Be careful what you wish for. I’m talking about the estimated $2 trillion in U.S. corporate cash sitting in foreign banks — and the Trump-backed proposal for a special 10% repatriation tax on those profits.
NYSE:UUP November 16, 2016 11:49am

Is The U.S. Dollar In A New Bull Market?

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From Taki Tsaklanos: There is a lot of debate whether the U.S. dollar is in a bull market. Many believe that because of the monetary easing policies of the Fed, that the dollar should actually be declining in value.
NYSE:UUP November 15, 2016 7:14am

Traders Are Hedging Against A Weaker Dollar And Financials

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch calls attention to some unusual options activity in a popular U.S. Dollar fund, and how the bearish bets are carrying over to the largest financial ETF as well.
NYSE:UUP November 8, 2016 12:50pm

Is It Time To Short The U.S. Dollar?

dollar-rolledFrom Chris Vermeulen: The dollar rally has been led in hopes of the Fed tightening rates in December of 2016. While most of the other developed nations are still struggling with low inflation, the U.S. Government provided data that has been largely supportive of a rate hike.
NYSE:UUP November 7, 2016 10:31am

Dollar Continues Gains Against Yuan, Despite Predictions to the Contrary

YuanFrom Larry Edelson: I sure hope you didn’t sell all your dollars as many investment pundits suggested, in order to buy the Chinese yuan… because these so-called “experts” just ended up with egg foo yung all over their faces.
NYSE:UUP October 18, 2016 6:30am

Trading Opportunities Abound in the Currency ETF Space

US dollarDon’t look now, but the U.S. Dollar is on an absolute tear lately, today included, with the largest linked ETP, the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSE:UUP), moving parabolically.
NYSE:UUP October 11, 2016 1:12pm

Brexit’s Influence on Forex Markets is Enormous

currencyFrom ETF Base: The effect of the Brexit was always going to be huge for the forex markets, but few could have predicted just how big.
NYSE:UUP July 27, 2016 7:28am

Everyone is a Forex Investor, Whether They Want to be or Not

currencyFrom ZeroHedge: Whether you know it or not, everyone is a Forex investor.  As we explain in Splitting Pennies - Understanding Forex - just by going grocery shopping, you're trading Forex.  If you use US Dollars, you are trading Forex.  If you have a savings account based in US Dollars, you are investing in Forex.
NYSE:UUP July 22, 2016 7:04am

“The Dollar Rally Is Far From Over,” Goldman Insists

dollar etfTyler Durden:  One reason given for the contention that investors should fade Draghi’s latest “package” is that, to quote Deutsche Bank, “we are one hawkish Fed statement away from a re-pricing.”

NYSE:UDN March 23, 2016 2:59pm

When The U.S. Dollar No Longer Exists

dollar etfJeff Nielson:  Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve think that now is finally the time to normalize U.S. interest rates. As was already explained in a recent commentary , this could only be considered a financial “torpedo” deliberately aimed at a crippled economy. 
NYSE:UDN January 8, 2016 1:22pm

How The Fed Decision Will Impact Your ETF Portfolio

Janet-YellenDavid Fabian:  Investors with diversified portfolios should be in the phase of the year where they are evaluating their existing positions and looking to make strategic changes for 2016. This may include trimming underperforming holdings, doing some tax-efficient re-positioning,
NYSE:HEDJ December 16, 2015 5:08pm

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