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Trump’s Options for Weakening Dollar Extend Far Beyond Tweeting

Donald Trump may have a point: the dollar is indeed strong. Judging from the Federal Reserve’s own trade-weighted dollar index, the U.S. currency is now around 7 percent above its four-decade average.

Gold Falls With Yen as Haven-Asset Flight Eases: Markets Wrap

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The flight to haven assets eased following the biggest drop in the dollar since July with moves in the yen, Treasuries and gold steadying ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration. Emerging-market assets advanced while Pearson Plc shares plunged.

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