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Currency Manipulation Moves Markets

This morning, the S&P 500 Index e-mini futures (ES Z1) are trading lower by just 4.00 points to 1194.25 per contract. The major stock indexes in the United States don't really seem to care about the news out of Europe or anywhere else, they care about the U.S. Dollar Index. Simply put, when the U.S. Dollar Index declines the stock markets inflate and trade higher. Often, this inverse reaction will occur tick by tick throughout the trading day. Until this relationship is broken traders don't even need to follow the news out of Europe and Asia, just follow the U.S. Dollar Index chart.  ...See full video here