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For ETF Investors, Currency Exposure Matters; More Than You Might Think (ELD, EMB, EWZ, DBBR, FXA, FXF)

Stoyan Bojinov: Equity markets have taken investors for a wild ride over the past three months with chaotic trading dominating virtually every nook and corner of Wall Street. Amidst the volatility, investors have been seeking out refuge and fleeing to “safer” asset classes; although rational, this approach inevitability
NYSE:DBBR October 28, 2011 2:45pm

Dollar Assets Still Flooded With Global Cash (SHY, EMB, FXY, FXF, SPY)

Scott Martin: The rate at which international investors allocate their money to U.S. assets surged in August, and there are signs that that dislocation remains a factor in global markets.
NYSE:EMB October 25, 2011 12:04pm

Peter Schiff: U.S. Dollar Is the Monetary Titanic

"Gold is real money, everything else is just a substitute," says Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, who works backwards to form a currency trading strategy. Essentially, Schiff isn't much in favor of any paper currency, he's just handicapping the best
NYSE:FXC October 5, 2011 11:25am

Morning Call: Stocks Climb on Hope of European Debt Solution

US stock futures point to a sharply higher open Monday following last week's sharp decline. On Friday we said the market felt heavy but it was tough to be short given the amount of attention being paid to the crisis by European policy makers. There was nothing concrete over the weekend, but hopes are growing that leaders will find
NYSE:FXF September 26, 2011 9:21am

How to Play Rising Dollar, Falling Treasury Yields

You may have never thought it possible, but right now, more than any time in the past few years, it is not unthinkable to be bullish in the morning, bearish after lunch, and neutral into the close, all in the same day. It is not right
NYSE:BNZ September 13, 2011 2:06pm

Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (IGN, FXF, VGK, RIMM)

Jared Cummans:  This past week featured yet another wild ride for equities as a number of factors combined to jolt markets up and down. The euro-zone saw heightened fears of default early in the week, as major indexes abroad lost more than 4% to open trading. Late in the week, one of the top
NYSE:FXF September 12, 2011 10:35am

Safe Haven No More: Swiss Franc ETF Collapses On Peg To Euro (FXF)

Eric Dutram:  Over the past few months, the Swiss franc has attracted considerable interest from traders and long term investors alike as concerns continue to mount over other major currencies such as the dollar and the euro. Thanks to this, the value of the franc has surged against the euro
NYSE:FXF September 7, 2011 2:40pm

A Currency Markets Primer With Four Ways To Pocket A Profit

Larry D. Spears:  If you haven't traded in the currency markets, you're missing out on the largest financial market in the world.
NYSE:FXF September 1, 2011 12:13pm

Time To Overhaul The U.S. Dollar Index? (GLD, UUP, FXF, FXC, FXE)

Justice Litle:  The U.S. Dollar Index hasn't been updated in years, and other vehicles give a broader perspective of how the greenback is doing.
NYSE:FXA August 31, 2011 1:12pm

Top Three Currency ETFs Of 2011 (UUP, FXF, BNZ, ERO, EU)

Jared Cummans:  This past year has been marked by uncertainty and instability; what started off as a strong 2011, quickly turned into a wild ride for investors. As equities have been tossed back in forth in recent weeks, investors have their eyes fixed on major indexes and other indicators to judge the

RYDEX|SGI CurrencyShares Cross $4 Billion in Assets

Rydex|SGI, a leading asset manager, today announced that assets in its CurrencyShares® product lineup reached an all-time high of $4 billion, as of August 9, 2011.
NYSE:FXC August 17, 2011 1:38pm

The Swiss Franc Still Trumps the Dollar and the Euro (FXF)

Last week, I wrote a little about the Swiss franc’s historical strength against the dollar and the euro. I made a prediction that went a little something like this: “However, if you’re using the Swiss franc as a safe harbor, it might not be the perpetual gift that keeps on giving. Because of its historic strength against the dollar and euro, the Swiss cabinet is on the lookout for a possible economic slowdown in the next 12 months. The cabinet
NYSE:FXF August 12, 2011 10:37am

The Swiss Franc Trumps Both the Dollar and Euro (FXF)

You won’t read any Switzerland “neutrality” jokes here. However, the Swiss franc is a safe harbor for investors terrified of the sovereign debt problems faced by the United States and the Europe Union. It’s risen 30 percent against the U.S. dollar so far in 2011. While the euro is down 15 percent against the franc over the last year. So why does Switzerland seem so attractive and why is there confidence that if one places his money in
NYSE:FXF August 2, 2011 12:07pm

Yen Dominates As Treasury Ramps Up Contingency Plans (FXF, FXY)

Tim Seymour:  Between rumbling about a new downgrade for Spain and the struggle in the U.S. to avoid default, neither the euro nor the dollar are looking good today. 
NYSE:FXF July 29, 2011 12:21pm

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