Skip to comments.Dollar index hits 3-year low after U.S. ISM services data
Posted on 05/04/2011 9:14:15 AM PDT by Nachum
NEW YORK, May 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell to a fresh three-year low against major currencies on Wednesday after an industry report showed the pace of growth in the U.S. services sector unexpectedly eased in April.
For details on data, see [ID:nN04125050]
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the value of the greenback versus a basket of major currencies, fell as low as 72.696 .
The dollar also hit a session low versus the euro and extended declines against the yen after the data.
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Then how can the long bonds be in such a strong rally?
James Wesley Rawles of Survivalblog.com believes that if the Dollar Index drops below 72 (it has already hit a low of 72.696), a major dollar collapse is imminent.
Back to reality, as ugly as it is. Good post.
You know the drill...
Buyers pouring into Treasuries, yields DOWN sharply.
Silver plunging, DOWN 7% today, on top of huge drops in previous sessions.
The only good news is, oil is down to $109/barrel.
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