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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    British Pound on Downward Slope since Brexit Vote

    Since the British Brexit referendum on June 23, 2016, the British pound (FXB) has been nervous.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside the US Dollar Index’s Mixed Response in 2017

    The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) seemed to show mixed response to the Fed’s rate hike on March 15, as prices have reflected a downtrend so far in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Fund Managers

    What Does Jack Bogle Predict for US Real GDP?

    In 4Q16, US (SPY) (QQQ) (IVV) (VFINX) real GDP grew at an annual rate of 1.9% compared to a 3.5% rise in 3Q16.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Euro Jumps to 5-Month High after French Exit Polls

    On Sunday, after the announcement of the French Presidential election exit polls, the euro jumped a near five-month high against the US dollar.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Natural Gas Prices Are Impacted by the US Dollar

    Between May 3 and May 10, 2017, natural gas (GASX) (FCG) (GASL) June futures rose 2%. The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) (USDU) rose 0.5% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    The Rising Dollar: Is It Affecting Natural Gas Prices?

    From November 9–16, 2016, natural gas December futures rose 2.8%. The US Dollar Index rose 1.8% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    How Much the US Dollar Is Impacting Natural Gas Now

    Between April 26 and May 3, 2017, natural gas June futures fell 1.3%. The US dollar rose 0.2% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Natural Gas: Is the US Dollar Crucial to Its Rise?

    Between April 19 and April 26, 2017, natural gas (GASX) (FCG) (GASL) June futures fell 0.2%. The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) (USDU) fell 0.7% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Why Natural Gas Traders Need Not Worry about a Rate Hike

    Between March 1 and March 8, 2017, natural gas (GASX)(UGAZ) (DGAZ) April futures rose 3.6%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much Is China Really Devaluing Its Currency?

    China had pegged its currency, the yuan, to the US dollar as it was a developing nation.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Recent Fall in the US Dollar: Crucial for Natural Gas?

    Natural gas (GASX) (FCG) (GASL) July futures rose 0.5% on May 17–May 24, 2017. During this period, the US dollar (UUP) (UDN) (USDU) fell 0.3%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could the US Dollar Slump Be Short Lived?

    The US dollar depreciated against its major trading-partner currencies after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on May 10 that US consumer prices grew 0.1% in April after falling 0.1% in March.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could Rising Interest Rates Help the US Dollar?

    Double dose of optimism for the US dollar The US dollar (UUP) was being written off before the beginning of September, as the Fed was expected to stay on hold and other major central banks were expected to start policy normalization. However, the Fed had a surprise in store for the market. The FOMC’s (Federal Open […]

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding the Ups and Downs of the US Dollar

    The US dollar has been on a roller coaster ride over the last ten trading sessions. The US dollar (UUP) index hit a low of 90.99 on September 8.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did the BOE and ECB Pressure the US Dollar This Week?

    The currency markets are anticipating the June FOMC’s meeting minutes, which are expected to be hawkish.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Gold Providing An Investment Opportunity?

    Gold generally shows a variety of movements during major events. Investors consider gold and the Japanese yen safe-haven assets during international turmoil.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Is Natural Gas Reacting to the US Dollar?

    Between March 3, 2016–June 7, 2017, natural gas active futures rose 84.1% while the US dollar fell 0.8%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Japan’s Q1 GDP Growth Surprised the Market

    On May 18, 2017, Japan released its first preliminary estimates for 1Q17 GDP.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Is the US Dollar a Factor in Natural Gas’s Current Downturn?

    The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) (USDU) fell 0.3% between May 24 and May 31, 2017.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Will the US Dollar’s Movement Affect Natural Gas?

    Between April 5 and April 12, 2017, natural gas (GASX) (FCG) (GASL) May futures fell 2.4%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    US Dollar Could Impact Natural Gas Prices

    Between March 22 and March 29, 2017, natural gas (GASX) (FCG) (GASL) May futures rose 5.4%. The US dollar rose 0.3% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    How Oil Prices Might React to More Rate Hikes

    US crude oil (DBO) (USL) (OIIL) futures contracts for May delivery fell 0.2% between March 14, 2017, and March 21, 2017.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    US Dollar Index Fell despite the Fed’s Interest Rate Hike

    On March 15, 2017, after the Fed announced the rate hike, the US Dollar Index experienced a sharp fall. It fell nearly 1% on the same day.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Rate Hike Could Impact Your Natural Gas Investments

    The Fed hiked the benchmark interest rate on March 15, which could strengthen the dollar. However, natural gas could escape the impact of a stronger dollar.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Can Oil Prices Survive the Looming Fed Rate Hike?

    US crude oil futures contracts for April delivery fell 10.2% between March 7, 2017, and March 14, 2017.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Are Natural Gas Prices Taking Cues from the US Dollar?

    From February 22, 2017, to March 1, 2017, natural gas (UGAZ) (DGAZ) April futures rose 3.6%. The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) (USDU) rose 0.6% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Can Natural Gas Gain from a Drop in the Dollar?

    From January 18, 2017, to January 25, 2017, natural gas (UGAZ) (DGAZ) March futures rose 1.6%. The US Dollar Index (UUP) (UDN) fell 0.9% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Is the US Dollar Steering Natural Gas Prices?

    From January 11, 2017, to January 18, 2017, natural gas (UGAZ) (DGAZ) February futures rose 2.4%. The US Dollar Index fell 0.8% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    US Dollar: Will It Impact Natural Gas Prices?

    From January 4, 2017, to January 11, 2017, natural gas (UNG) (DGAZ) February futures fell 1.3%. The US Dollar Index fell 0.9% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Does the US Dollar Impact Natural Gas Prices?

    In the past four trading sessions, natural gas futures and the US Dollar Index moved in opposite directions one out of four times.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Does the Rising Dollar Impact Natural Gas Prices?

    From December 14 to December 21, 2016, natural gas (UNG) (DGAZ) January futures rose 0.1%. The US Dollar Index (UUP) (UDN) rose 1.2% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Will the Stronger Dollar Influence Natural Gas Prices?

    From March 3 to December 14, the US Dollar Index and natural gas prices moved in opposite directions based on the closing prices in 108 trading sessions.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Is the Stronger US Dollar Impacting Natural Gas Prices?

    From November 30 to December 7, 2016, natural gas (UNG) (DGAZ) January futures rose 7.5%. The US Dollar Index (UUP) (UDN) fell 1.3% during that period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Trump’s Energy Policy and the Dollar-Natural Gas Relationship

    Donald Trump’s energy policy could lead to higher production of natural gas. It could boost natural gas exports.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Natural Gas Bulls: Should You Watch Dollar Movements?

    Between October 12 and October 19, 2016, natural gas November futures fell ~1.2%. The US Dollar Index was flat during this period.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    How Did the Dollar’s Move Affect the Price of Gold?

    Gold is valued in dollars. As a result, the stronger dollar, driven by the recovery of the US economy, is pushing the gold prices further down.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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