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Winning in the Currency Markets

In The Wall Street Union by Ben Levisohn (How to Play the Volatile Currency Market), Sept. 11-12. ({M&I} pg. B9. More investors are entering the currency markets at a time of high volatility. The U.S. Dollar Index and the Federal Reserve’s Major Currencies Dollar Index are discussed. The article also explains how investors can lessen the risk of holding foreign currency to hedge against a rallying greenback by purchasing “dollar risk reversal “insurance. (Ashmore Group, Rebecca Patterson, head of currency strategy at J.P Morgan, Louis P. Stanasolovich, chief executive of Legend Financial, Jonathan Lewis, principal at money manager Sampson Capital Advisors, Guilherme Marone, Deutsche Bank AG strategist, wsjreview.com).



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