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What is the USD index?

Discussion in 'Financial Cents' started by melbo, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    I view the USD at Kitco. It's a little tough to find so I'll bring it here for you.


    <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="95%"><tbody><tr><td> The U.S. Dollar Index is computed using a trade-weighted geometric average of six currencies.
    The six currencies and their trade weights are: </td> </tr><tr><td height="10">
    </td></tr> <tr> <td> <table> <tbody><tr> <td align="left" width="99">Euro</td> <td align="center" width="175">
    57.6 %​
    </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" width="99"> Japan/yen</td> <td align="center" width="175">
    13.6 %​
    </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" width="99"> UK/pound</td> <td align="center" width="175">
    11.9 %​
    </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" width="99"> Canada/dollar </td> <td align="center" width="175">
    9.1 %​
    </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" width="99"> Sweden/krona</td> <td align="center" width="175">
    4.2 %​
    </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" width="99"> Switzerland/franc</td> <td align="center" width="175">
    3.6 %​
    </td> </tr> </tbody></table>
    These contract specifications are subject to change. Please consult the FINEX if you have any questions. </td> </tr> </tbody></table>
    Scroll down and look at the left side to see the currencies here:
  2. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  3. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    So another Depression... might be a good thing?[booze]

    For the dollar that is....[boozingbuddies]
  4. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Not this time.
    We were hooked to Gold last time
    and our coins were metals with value too ;)
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