The dollar’s decline could complicate the Fed’s decision-making progress in regards to the economy. That’s because when the Fed cuts rates in an attempt to jump-start the economy, those cuts also drive the dollar lower.
Currency ETFs rallied on Wednesday thanks to the weakness of our money, says Wanfeng Zhou for Thomson Financial. Most CurrencyShares funds have been seeing positive territory this week:
- CurrencyShares Euro Trust (FXE), up 3% in the last week
- CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB), up 2.2% in the last week
- CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust (FXF), up 3.8% in the last week
- CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (FXY), up 1.8% in the last week
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