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Between the two Ds of US markets

If the Dow's strength seems counter to the expected impact of political chaos, then the Dollar Index seems to be a better reflection.

The US dollar has reached the long-term support level near US$0.93. This is a critical support level. Below this support level lies an abyss with the next solid support near US$0.83.

THE Dollar and the Dow are the focus of market attention. One D reflects the serial stumbles of the US presidency and the other D seems to ignore the very same stumbles. Some investors are beginning to worry that Dow strength may be the market equivalent of fake news because the US dollar...

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