The DXY has a big influence on trade flows and the price of commodities.
Check out these five currency plays, four of them in Asia, as ways to make the most of the weakening U.S. dollar and greater interest in emerging-market stocks.
India is the fastest-growing G20 economy, and despite issues with inflation and jobs, Indian equities have been a top defensive play during this year's global stock selloff.
A top in the dollar is not only possible, but probable -- and a weaker dollar would unhitch the plow on nearly all assets.
All this Fed speculation is not a pivot. It's simply practical.
Their moves threaten to make inflation a problem for years to come.
Let's look at the movement in the yuan.
There's no way I feel good about buying Oracle stock right now.
Although Japanese central bankers say they are watching the currency, they show no sign of intervention -- probably because intervention is unlikely to work.
It wasn't that long ago the masses assumed being short the dollar was the 'easy' trade.