USD Jumps Most In A Month As Russia Rattles Saber

Tyler Durden's picture

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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RaceToTheBottom's picture

Quick print a bunch more

Joe Davola's picture

Bet Barry would like to get into a saber fight.

Cattender's picture

SEE!!! the MORE they Print.. the MORE it's WORTH!!!! its' the NEW NORMAL!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! (Gold SUCKS!!!)

Cattender's picture

for those too stupid to get it.. my 1st post here was SARCASM!! :-)

VD's picture

moar QE¿¿¿

BandGap's picture

Hammer PMs, and then have people run to USD and Treasuries.

Suckers

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Frank N. Beans's picture

which planet are you from, you never said.

 

greatbeard's picture

>> which planet are you from

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

Welder's picture

Planet of the apes. Nigeria.

RaceToTheBottom's picture

Wasn't she an arch criminal on a Bond movie?

Dumpster Fire's picture

Fatima Blush

 

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

LawsofPhysics's picture

Bullish for Russian exports (to China, Iran, etc.)

Börjesson's picture

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!

sampo's picture

Dump it, Bitch!

TheRideNeverEnds's picture

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. 

 

 

yogibear's picture

Whenever there is talk of US military cuts there is an escalation of conflicts elsewhere. Serving a useful purpose.

sgorem's picture

'as safe-haven flows flood back to the USD."......is this what might be called a fucking oxyMORON? just askin.

greatbeard's picture

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.

Quinvarius's picture

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. 

kenezen's picture

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! 

orangegeek's picture

Monday's close on the USD was starting to show upside

 

http://bullandbearmash.com/chart/dollar-daily-stalls-today-momentum-shif...

 

The Euro is falling too - confirmation

LordAarioc's picture

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.