Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

By DailyFx | Updated August 05, 2014 AAA

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- US Dollar hits fresh multi-year highs versus Euro

- Breakdown in traditional correlations forces us to rethink Dollar drivers

- Focus remains on key technical levels as professionals very USD-bullish

The US Dollar has surged to fresh multi-year highs versus the Euro, but what’s driving it and how might we trade its next moves?

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US Dollar Surges, Sending DJ FXCM Dollar Index to best 20-day Rally of 2014

Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

Source: FXCM Trading Station Desktop, Prepared by David Rodriguez.

DJ FXCM Dollar Index Correlation to Yields has All but Collapsed

Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

Data source: Bloomberg, Prepared by David Rodriguez

Traders Positioned for further US Dollar Strength

Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

Source: CFTC Commitment of Traders data, Prepared by David Rodriguez.

Euro Nears Major Level of Contention at $1.3300, Remains Critical Line in the Sand

Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

Source: FXCM Trading Station Desktop, Prepared by David Rodriguez.

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Forex Correlations Summary

View forex correlations to the S&P 500, S&P Volatility Index (VIX), Crude Oil Futures prices, US Treasury Yields, and Spot Gold prices.

Why is the US Dollar Surging, and How Might we Trade It?

Data source: Bloomberg. Chart source: R SEE GUIDE ON READING THE ABOVE CHART

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