The dollar rose Friday and was headed for its eighth straight month of gains against the yen on robust U.S. economic data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Miller Tabak's Matt Maley about how the price of lumber is impacting the housing recovery.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets says the AUD will continue to trade as a proxy for growth in China.
Stephen Hogan, Senior Advisor at Novus Capital warns investors against shorting Australian banks as share prices fall. He says the banks will be well supported, and their dividend yields are very attractive.
The U.S. dollar fell to a three-week low against the euro after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data boosted expectations the Fed will keep its monetary stimulus in place.
Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, expects the corrections to impact currencies with short-term corrective pressure on the dollar and a rebound in the euro and sterling.
Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com is expecting further action from the Bank of Japan to spur growth which could weaken the yen further.
Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities Execution, Asia Pacific at Newedge does not think the Fed will start tapering off QE just yet and thinks rates will stay low for longer.
The dollar retreated on Wednesday as U.S. Treasury yields eased from more than one-year highs, although most investors are convinced the greenback's upward trend is intact.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS says the Australian currency is becoming a proxy for China and is following the trend of a weaker outlook from the mainland.
Kristy Campbell, Senior Equities Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should be buying companies like James Hardie to get long-term exposure to the U.S. housing recovery.
The dollar rebounded against the euro and yen Tuesday after robust U.S. economic data reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve may start unwinding its stimulus program.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole CIB says currency markets are playing the yield attraction story. Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets joins in the conversation.
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC believes the Aussie dollar will fall slightly further before settling at a fairly high level against the greenback.
Jaco Rouw, investment manager for core fixed income at ING Investment Management, discusses the U.S. dollar trade and advises focusing on currencies likely to weaken such as Yen, Australian dollar and the U.K. pound.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says expect some unwinding of the short JPY position because of the volatility in Japan. He recommends shorting AUD/JPY. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.
The dollar rose against the euro on Friday, recovering from an early swoon after better-than-expected U.S. durable goods data for April eased investor concerns about the U.S. economy.
HSBC has turned bullish on the U.S. dollar, as a result of a global currency war which the bank said is "intensifying", with a number of central banks following in Japan's footsteps.
The dollar was on track for its biggest daily drop in more than five weeks against the yen after a sharp slide in Japanese stocks and weak Chinese factory activity data.
Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge says that the U.S. dollar will be the trade of the year.