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U.S. Dollar Gains as Traders Flee Higher Yielding Assets

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    Today’s sample of Forex Analysis from ForexHound.com


    On Monday the U.S. Dollar posted strong gains against most major Forex markets with the exception of the Japanese Yen as investors exited higher yielding assets following an overnight sell-off in the Chinese equity markets.

    Early this morning Japan reported economic growth in the second quarter that was below expectations but nonetheless signaled an end to the recession. This news wasn’t good enough for investors as they want to see sustainable evidence that a recovery is indeed taking place.

    Asian markets sold off after the news from Japan with the Chinese market leading the way. Traders have also become concerned about the Chinese economy. For months China has been used as a barometer for global economic growth. Their stimulus plan has led to increased demand for commodities as well as increased stock market and loan activity. Problems could arise if Chinese regulators decide to tighten up lending and curtail excessive speculation.

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