Currencies

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How to profit from Trump’s weak dollar policy

After years of the US pretending to have a strong dollar policy, Donald Trump is now talking the greenback down. John Stepek explains how you can cash in.

The battle for the future of bitcoin

There’s a civil war brewing over the future of bitcoin that could lead to a “fork” – two separate currencies running on separate versions of the underlying software, operating by different rules.

That’s it – the low for sterling is in this time

The pound has gone as low against the dollar as it’s going to, says Dominic Frisby. We’re at a start of a new, multi-year bull market in sterling.

How blockchain will transform business

Bitcoin boosters promised that the digital currency would change the world. In a sense, it just might, as blockchain, the technology underlying it, goes mainstream. Ben Judge reports.

Dollar rally runs out of steam

In January the US dollar index slid by 3.5%, its worst start to the year in over a decade.

What’s next for the US dollar?

A potential peak in industrial metals prices could mean the US dollar is set to go higher. But nothing is certain, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s how he’s playing it.

Chart of the week: a pause in the peso’s decline

The Mexican peso has bounced by around 5% from record lows against the US dollar in the past few days. But it has still lost 12% in a year.

The weak dollar policy is back with a vengeance

The US economy is strong – plenty of jobs, booming manufacturing and rising inflation. John Stepek explains how to play the reflation trade.

Royal Mint to bring “blockchain bullion” to gold investors

The Royal Mint’s plans to marry gold bullion and blockchain technology will bring gold investment into the 21st century.

What to buy as Trump pumps

Charlie Morris reveals what investors should be buying to profit from the new era of Donald Trump politics.

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