dollar fundamentals

Dollar’s Enjoyed a Stellar First Half Without Typical Currency-Supportive Fundamentals

July 20, 2022

Since the end of 2021, the dollar has appreciated 11.7% against the euro and 20.2% against the yen. Those advances compare highly favorably with the dollar’s January 1 through June 30 movements in the years since the euro was launched in 1999. First-half changes against the euro in the previous six years included declines of […] More

Dollar Uptrend Substantial Already

November 12, 2014

Despite deepening concern about the euro area’s economic outlook, the dollar’s recovery versus the euro understates the U.S. currency’s overall turnaround.  EUR/USD had declined slightly less than 10% since the start of 2014 but only 5.5% since the end of 2012.  Almost 7/8ths of a 33% plunge in the Russian ruble since end-2012 happened this […] More