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A Closer Look At The U.S. Dollar

September 15th, 2014

dollar etfGary Tanashian:  Using the standard weekly currency chart we followed along for months as the Euro found resistance at the long-term downtrend line as expected, the commodity currencies long ago lost major support and non-confirmed the commodity Read more…

NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Trouble Ahead For The U.S. Dollar?

September 11th, 2014

dollar etfJim Bach:  Make no mistake about why the U.S. dollar is rising; the long-term health of the world reserve currency is still as precarious as it ever was despite the recent pick-me-ups it’s received in foreign exchange markets. Read more…

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

Why the U.S. dollar Is Still King

August 22nd, 2014

trillion dollarsThe dollar is near its highest levels in close to a year, and that might be a surprisingly good sign for U.S. stocks. The U.S. Dollar Index – which measures the buck against a basket of other currencies – is near its highest levels since September 2013. The minutes from Read more…

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Record-Low Dollar Volatility Puts These ETFs In Focus

June 25th, 2014

technical bounceRough recovery of the U.S. economy and the Fed’s recent dovish comments over interest rate policy set the backdrop for the greenback’s future trading sessions. Per Bloomberg, the dollar is seeing its longest losing streak since April this year. Read more…

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How To Profit From A Strengthening U.S. Dollar

April 27th, 2014

dollar etfAsad Butt: According to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last Friday, the unemployment rate stood at 6.7% in March, which is similar to the unemployment rate in February. Read more…

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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…

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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…

NYSE:CYB, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

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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