USD Damaged by Relative Growth & Inflation Change

by Ashraf Laidi | 17 Jul, 2017
In January, most of the FX world jumped on the wave of a positive USD outlook based on the easily articulated but inaccurate theory of diverging monetary policies-- that the Fed will be the only... More...

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