An interesting article by Ben Kramer-Miller reviews the rumors that China will back their currency (CNY rated "buy") with gold. This would be favorable to our investment in CNY.
Blackrock outlines 3 reasons why they believe that the dollar will rise. I actually don't agree with these reasons, but I do believe that the dollar will strengthen this year and rate UUP a hold.
Disclosure: I am long UUP, .
Additional disclosure: I hold gold coins.