If you're one of those who thinks a dollar doesn't go as far as it used to, then you know how currency traders feel.
A dollar might not buy as much gas and food as it did nine months ago, but it also doesn't buy as many euro, yen and pounds either.
But such is life in the world of currency trading, where even a weak American dollar can mean a big money-making opportunity for smart investors who know when to get in and when to get out.
The currency trade has become increasingly popular as stock markets continue to move sideways and safe-haven government-backed bonds offer low yields.
And that leads to our Fast Money Reader Poll. How willing are you to trade currency as part of your investment portfolio?
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