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Russia Threatens To Abandon The U.S. Dollar

March 5th, 2014

dollar etfThe Obama administration and the hotheads in Congress are threatening to hit Russia with “economic sanctions” for moving troops into Crimea.  Yes, those sanctions would sting a little bit, but what our politicians should be made aware Read more…

NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

China Starts To Make A Power Move Against The U.S. Dollar

February 20th, 2014

dollar etfIn order for our current level of debt-fueled prosperity to continue, the rest of the world must continue to use our dollars to trade with one another and must continue to buy our debt at ridiculously Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Calls For A Global Currency To Replace The U.S. Dollar

February 7th, 2014

dollar etfThe former chief economist at the World Bank, Justin Yifu Lin, is advising the Chinese government that the time has come for a single global currency.  Lin, who is also a professor at Peking University, says that the U.S. dollar “is the root cause of global financial Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

U.S. Dollar Gains After Retail Sales Data

January 14th, 2014

dollar etfNadia Simmons: Earlier today, the U.S. dollar improved as U.S. retail sales and core retail sales suggested continued improvement in the U.S. economy. The Commerce Department said that U.S. retail sales rose 0.2% last month (beating expectations for a 0.1% increase), Read more…

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Ride The Surge In The U.S. Dollar With These ETFs

January 14th, 2014

dollar etf2013 was successful for both the U.S. stock markets and the dollar. Generally, most of the time when the dollar surges, U.S. stocks struggle but this was not the case in 2013. Read more…

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U.S. Dollar Remains Mixed Against Major Currencies

January 13th, 2014

dollar etfNadia Simmons: Earlier today, the U.S. dollar was trading close to a one week low against the euro and Swiss franc. Additionally, it slipped to a three-week low against the yen as Friday’s weaker-than-expected U.S. employment data for December Read more…

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How To Play Currency ETFs In The Year Ahead

January 12th, 2014

dollar etfCurrency markets saw an eventful 2013 with the dollar spiking, emerging markets currencies sliding, the yen setting multi-year lows every now and then and the Euro gaining and losing Read more…

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3 Reasons The Dollar Should Strengthen This Year

January 10th, 2014

dollar etfLast week, the greenback posted its largest daily gain in five months, and now many investors are asking me about my outlook for the currency in 2014. Read more…

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U.S. Dollar Drops Against Major Currencies

January 10th, 2014

dollar etfNadia Simmons: Earlier today, the greenback moved lower against major currencies as data showed that the U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December (compared to expectations for a 196,000 increase), while the U.S. private sector added Read more…

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U.S. Dollar Improves After Initial Jobless Claims Report

January 9th, 2014

dollar etfNadia Simmons:  Earlier today, the U.S. dollar improved as a drop in the number of new unemployment claims suggested continued improvement in the labor market. The Labor Department said in its report that initial claims for jobless benefits decreased Read more…

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The U.S. Dollar May Run For The Short-Term

November 26th, 2013

dollar etf: Buy the U.S. dollar, because it’s going to gain strength going forward, or so say the mainstream. The reasoning behind this investment strategy is very simple: the central banks of major economic hubs are working to devalue their currencies. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

What’s Behind The Recent U.S. Dollar Surge

November 4th, 2013

us dollarToby Connor: A rather interesting development occurred on Friday, and one that I wasn’t really expecting. The dollar sliced right through its intermediate trend line on its first attempt. I thought for sure we would see some kind of pullback from that trend Read more…

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Charting A Key Inflection Level For The Euro EURUSD

November 4th, 2013

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: One consequence of the recent strength in the US Dollar Index is the Euro’s steep retracement, which similarly declined sharply from its upper target level. Read more…

NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Trouble Ahead For The Petrodollar?

October 24th, 2013

oildrumThe number one American export is U.S. dollars.  It is paper currency that is backed up by absolutely nothing, but the rest of the world has been using it to trade with one another and so there is tremendous global demand for our dollars.  Read more…

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Why The U.S. Dollar Is In Trouble

October 21st, 2013

dollar etfMichael Lombardi: The U.S. government, after winning World War II for the Allies, was very convincing. It told central banks around the world that they should hold the U.S. dollar as their reserve currency instead of gold, based Read more…

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