Tag: DRR


Dollar Bounce

The dollar has enjoyed a comeback as market concerns over European debt has weakened the Euro. The PowerShares DB US Dollar Bullish Fund (UUP) is up nearly 6% over the past three weeks while the Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN (DRR) is up 15% over the same period.


Euro’s Decline Leads to a Potential Short Squeeze

As Europe struggles with a debt crisis and spending cuts, the Euro has declined 10% against the dollar since December. However, the run may be over, at least temporarily, and a short squeeze could be the result.


Going Long (or Short) on the Euro

Whether it’s debt concerns in PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain) or anemic eurozone GDP growth, recent news about the euro has been negative—but maybe that’s a positive for you.

Dollar Strength Helps Investors Betting Against Euro

The dollar continues to get stronger against the Euro as concerns about inflation and slowing growth have now spread across the Atlantic. Rydex’s Currency Shares Euro Trust (FXE), an ETF that tracks the Euro, has fallen dramatically since the beginning of August.

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