Rising Dollar, Rising Markets?

By |2016-11-17T16:23:46+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Global Market Update|Tags: , , , |

Image Source: Digital Juice What does a strong dollar mean for the rest of the world? Over the past six months the trade-weighted dollar has risen 25%. A strengthening labor market here, monetary stimulus by the Bank of Japan, Q€ in Europe, falling oil prices in Canada, and a slowdown in China have depressed those currencies relative to ours. A strong dollar has lifted the prospects of both Europe and Japan. Those export-oriented economies can expect higher profit [...]