Contagion risk inspired a sharp swing to “risk off” across asset classes this week. The US Dollar Index (USDX) surged to 14 month highs while the “stealth strength” of the US Dollar against 2nd and 3rd tier currencies was spectacular.
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Summer doldrums...low volume choppy price action with the occasional headline driven flurry of activity. I was away late last week for a family event, started this week flat, did a little in-and-out trading and ended the week flat. I’m expecting some serious market moves once we get into September so I’m watching several markets now for possible foreshadowing clues.
Trump “is not happy” with the Fed raising interest rates...claiming that rising rates hurt the American economy and cause the US Dollar to rise...that a rising US Dollar makes America less competitive. My good friend Dr.