• Why the dollar will struggle in 2019

    5 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Anneken Tappe : With many of its supportive themes for the U.S. dollar dissipating as 2018 draws to a close, currency analysts are beginning to brace for a weaker buck in 2019.
    The dollar is on track for its best annual gain in about three years after an abysmal 2017 when the buck, as measured by ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.30 %, dropped nearly 10%.
    For 2018, the popular gauge looks up 5% at this point, according to FactSet data, with the currency also showing gains against both developed and emerging-market monetary units.
    So, should bulls pop the champagne and brace for another...
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