The Dollar Awakens from its Four Month Slumber…

After four months or so of trading in a tight range, it seems like the dollar is well and truly on the move! Of course, there is no guarantee that this will continue over the coming weeks and months, but nevertheless we think that it’s important to understand the ironic and paradoxical reasons for a strengthening dollar (against some of the other sinking currencies of the world). Rather than repeating what has been said here on over the past few months, I thought I’d present a few articles that may be of interest now that the dollar is on the rise!


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Dollar Index Futures daily

~4.5% move over two weeks - Dollar Index futures daily chart - Click to enlarge. Source:

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Posted Sep 10, 2011