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Higher Inflation Rate Expected; Long-Term Investors in Danger?
One of the biggest concerns for investors when it comes to long-term investing is the safe return of their capital. Following the 6.75% levy imposed by Cyprus on deposits of less than 100,000 euros, many investors were shocked that such an event could take place.
Fiscal “Y2Cliff” Sham Held Investors Hostage in 2012
More Cracks Appear for U.S. Dollar as Reserve Currency
The U.S. dollar has been the world’s reserve currency for decades, but that position might be under attack. With the rising level of U.S. debt, many countries around the world are questioning the position of the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency.
This morning, the U.S. Dollar Index futures are trading by 0.29 cents to $75.59 a share. When the U.S. Dollar Index trades higher on the session the major stock indexes will usually deflate and trade lower. The energy sector looks to be declining the most in the early part of the trading session.
Divergent Growth Rates Could Tear the Eurozone Apart
Do you hear that ripping, tearing sound? It is the duct tape of the eurozone being pulled apart at the seams.
Last week, first-quarter growth rates came in for the various euro-area economies. France and Germany, two "core" countries, were impressively strong. Both surpassed growth estimates. Germany in particular is a growth powerhouse.
Today, the U.S. Dollar Index is surging higher by $1.09 to $74.12 per contract. This is the largest one day gain for the U.S. Dollar Index since January 5, 2011. As we have all learned by now when the U.S. Dollar Index declines the rest of the equity markets will decline lower. Today, gold, oil, silver, copper, steel, and most every other commodity that is trading in U.S.
The major stock market indexes have all rallied back higher this afternoon as the U.S. Dollar Index(DXY) makes new intra-day lows. When the U.S. Dollar Index declines it will help to inflate most stocks and commodities higher. This inverse correlation to the dollar has been going on for years now. Yesterday, the U.S.
The rally in the U.S. Dollar Index(DXY) has helped to drop commodities sharply lower this morning. Since June 7, 2010 the U.S. Dollar Index(DXY) has declined lower by nearly 15.0 percent and this has helped most commodities soar to new highs. Traders should watch for intra-day pullbacks in the dollar to see when the commodities and commodity stocks could see an intra-day bounce.