Posted July 31st, 2017.
Donald Trump’s tenure as U.S. president has been a boon to U.S. stocks. But it has also been a disaster for the U.S. dollar – a consequence some analysts are attributing to political discord in Washington. What’s Ailing the Dollar? To be sure, the dollar’s sickly performance can be attributed to many factors. The...
Posted July 27th, 2017.
U.S. stocks powered to new highs on Wednesday, as volatility fell to its lowest level on record and investors continued to disavow the dollar after the Federal Reserve decided to stand pat on interest rates. Fear? What Fear? A measure of implied volatility known as the CBOE VIX declined Wednesday to its lowest level on record. At 2:01...