By Currency Trader Staff

FIGURE 1 BACK TO THE STARTING LINE Since March, the U.S. dollar index has given back nearly all its gains from the 2008-2009 flight-to-quality rally. August 2008 through March 2009 marked a healthy rally in the U.S. dollar index as global investors flocked to the perceived safety of the U.S. currency and dollar denominated assets neatly rescuing the benchmark from the alltime low it set in March (Figure 1). What might have led some to believe the greenback was turning some kind of corner right...

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By Howard L Simons

You can buy, sell, or do nothing. Why do we make it so hard Come to think of it, currency trading is an easy business, too. You can borrow or lend that's it. And just as the mantra for conventional trading is Buy low and sell high, the mantra for currency carry trading should be Borrow cheap and lend dear. What can go wrong, besides everything Let's put aside the empirical observation carry trades are the only class of currency trades proven to make significant...