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USD Jumps Most In A Month As Russia Rattles Saber

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The Russian Ruble has weakened almost 1% today, pressing above 36 against the USD and nearing all-time record weakness. The Hrynia is collapsing. The Turkish Lira is re-collapsing and the EUR is having its worst day in over a month as safe-haven flows flood back to the USD following various headlines from the Russia-Ukraine border.

Since the headlines started from Russia, the USD has been bid...


With its best day in a month..


Charts: Bloomberg


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Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:36 | Link to Comment RaceToTheBottom
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Quick print a bunch more

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:51 | Link to Comment krispkritter
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They're going to have to:

"It's like deja vu all over again"

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:54 | Link to Comment Joe Davola
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Bet Barry would like to get into a saber fight.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:56 | Link to Comment SoilMyselfRotten
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PM gap down, ouch

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:53 | Link to Comment Cattender
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SEE!!! the MORE they Print.. the MORE it's WORTH!!!! its' the NEW NORMAL!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! (Gold SUCKS!!!)

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:18 | Link to Comment Cattender
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for those too stupid to get it.. my 1st post here was SARCASM!! :-)

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:37 | Link to Comment VD
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moar QE¿¿¿

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:37 | Link to Comment BandGap
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Hammer PMs, and then have people run to USD and Treasuries.


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Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:41 | Link to Comment Frank N. Beans
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which planet are you from, you never said.


Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:56 | Link to Comment greatbeard
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>> which planet are you from

Why do you presume he/it is from a planet?

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:19 | Link to Comment Welder
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Planet of the apes. Nigeria.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:06 | Link to Comment RaceToTheBottom
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Wasn't she an arch criminal on a Bond movie?

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:59 | Link to Comment Dumpster Fire
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Fatima Blush


not be confused with Blush Pang who stabbed her on brother in the back on Copper

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:40 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Bullish for Russian exports (to China, Iran, etc.)

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:43 | Link to Comment Börjesson
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What do you mean, "the EUR is having its worst day"? The aim of the game is to weaken your currency, right? The EUR is too strong, it's hurting the European export industry, right? I've read it someplace, so it must be true. Hence, the EUR is having its best day in over a month!

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:45 | Link to Comment sampo
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Dump it, Bitch!

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:50 | Link to Comment TheRideNeverEnds
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sooo... dollar up, all indexes up, oil up, notes up, bonds up, vix up, TRIN up, cattle up, hogs up, corn up, soy up, oats up: gold and silver crashing.


makes sense. 



Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:57 | Link to Comment yogibear
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Whenever there is talk of US military cuts there is an escalation of conflicts elsewhere. Serving a useful purpose.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:57 | Link to Comment sgorem
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'as safe-haven flows flood back to the USD." this what might be called a fucking oxyMORON? just askin.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:57 | Link to Comment greatbeard
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Yes, they've effectively killed the gold/silver safe haven thing.  Mission accomplished.  I hope they are long term successful just like the last mission accomplished jackass.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:05 | Link to Comment Quinvarius
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Heh.  No they haven't.  They are scared shitless of the coming 1980 pop x10 as Russians roll into Eastern Europe instead of Afghanistan.  They were not ready yet. 

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:09 | Link to Comment kenezen
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I"m sorry! Barely staying @80 in spot futues does not a strong Dollar make! However, if you want me to make you really unhappy. We'll see the dollar on the middle 70's soon! Cause; YOU DO HAVE A POINT! If it's not running to the middle 80's now with this news. It's going down! 

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:44 | Link to Comment orangegeek
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Monday's close on the USD was starting to show upside


The Euro is falling too - confirmation

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:45 | Link to Comment LordAarioc
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Scared money rushing back into The US Dollar because foreigners have confidence in our military super power when war is on the brink around the world. Peanut dividends for our Trillion dollar a year Military Industrial Complex I guess.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 18:44 | Link to Comment Cattender
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