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There Is No Decoupling (by BBFinance)

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Yesterday while the US$ index made a new high, equities and gold ended in green. And people have started believing that this time will be different. I hate to be the bearer of bad news. Sorry, no Virginia, there is no decoupling of USD and Equity. Not yet. Every time dollar has risen without having an influence in the ES, the SPX rebalances in the next season. This was one of the reasons I went short last evening before close. Even today US Dollar index climbed higher.

Dollar Index