It wasn't that long ago the masses assumed being short the dollar was the 'easy' trade.
Let's look at the euro, dollar and yuan and see what a Fed pivot could do to the buck.
And it's not just the euro that investors need to watch, as the Japanese yen and British pound also lose ground to the greenback.
Sellers went into Friday with huge six-to eight-week profits, and came out of Monday with cash in hand.
The tortoise of Japan may be far behind the hare in the West, but Tokyo is pacing itself for steady multiyear growth.
This notable Wall Street trader refuses to see the glass as half full right now, and a key SEC filing shows a potential play for fast traders.
Let's look at whether we're seeing a bear market bounce and if money is still chasing too few assets, as well as what could trigger the 'Mother of All Squeezes.'
Is the time right for a downward move?
It hinges on the movement of the U.S. dollar and whether the flight to safety is over or just on pause.
European currencies are way down vs. the dollar. That makes for cheap vacations -- and cheap stock prices, too. Let's use Manpower Group as an example.