U.S. Dollar vs. Japanese Yen (USD/JPY)

U.S. Dollar vs. Japanese Yen (USD/JPY) This chart also suggests that the U.S. dollar remains relatively strong despite Fed action. Image: Alpine Macro

Gold vs. Japanese Yen

Gold vs. Japanese Yen This chart shows the strong correlation between the Japanese yen and gold, as they tend to offer similar safe haven characteristics. Image: Jeroen Blokland

Currency Sensitivity vs. VIX

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

Survey: What Is The Most Effective Risk-Off Hedge?

Survey: What Is The Most Effective Risk-Off Hedge? In the latest BofA Merrill Lynch edition of the FX and rates sentiment survey, a majority of respondents preferred 10-year Treasuries as the most effective risk-off hedge. Only 6% of respondents chose gold and the yen. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch