The US dollar is inextricably linked to the Fed, or is it? The greenback was the laggard on Thursday after the FOMC Minutes, but we look at how ignoring the whims of the Fed paints a compelling underlying picture of the dollar. Australian home loans highlight a quiet end to Asia-Pacific week. Ashraf's Premium Insights service went short on a currency pair, with a 73% winning record since 2011. The trade has been filled and is now in progress.