Currency Sensitivity vs. VIX

Currency Sensitivity vs. VIX If VIX spikes, this chart suggests that investors should be long yen. Image: Nordea and Macrobond

U.S. Monthly Intervention by Currency

U.S. Monthly Intervention by Currency As the chart shows, frequent interventions in the foreign exchange market were fairly common prior to 1995. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Total Allocated Exchange Reserves by Currency

Total Allocated Exchange Reserves by Currency The U.S. dollar represents 61% of all central bank foreign reserves. And the total value of all currencies held in foreign exchange reserves is almost $11 trillion. Image: howmuch.net

EUR/USD and Real 10-Year Yield

EUR/USD and Real 10-Year Yield Chart showing EUR/USD against real 10-year yield differentials, which are a fundamental long-term factor for currency pairs. Image: Societe Generale Cross Asset Research

Bitcoin and Payment Transactions Per Month

Bitcoin and Payment Transactions Per Month Is cryptocurrency overhyped? Today, Bitcoin is processing fewer payment transactions per month than in 2016. Image: Financial Times

The U.S. Dollar and Global Reserves

The U.S. Dollar and Global Reserves The U.S. dollar is still seen as the world’s reserve currency and should remain the world’s currency of choice. Image: Statista