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The US Dollar, Annotated
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 29, 2011 @ 11:30 am In Currency,Technical Analysis | Comments Disabled
I felt the need to put the recent dollar weakness into some broader context. So last weekend, I showed this simple 15 year chart  of the dollar, showing the huge 41.5% coolapse from 2001-08, versus the current 15+% drop.
The feedback was surprisingly; apparently, many of those currently freaking out about the dollar missed it last time.
Today, let’s show an even longer term chart — this one, incorporating the 1980s collapse — the worst of the 3 we have experienced in the past 40 years.
Annotated chart via David Singer 
Dollar’s Biggest Decline? 2001-08  (April 23rd, 2011)
Currency Wars!  (October 11th, 2010)
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URLs in this post:
 simple 15 year chart: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/04/dollars-biggest-decline-2001-08/
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 David Singer: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://singerprofitcharts.blogspot.com/2011/04/usd-us-dollar-index-monthly-cash.html
 Currency Wars!: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2010/10/currency-wars/
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