As the global reserve currency, the US dollar has a unique role in world trade and the debt financing of countries and companies. Therefore the value of the dollar also matters to your portfolio and asset allocation
Each month, we are following the live trading performance of our guest columnist, Anthony Garner. Since August 2015, Anthony has been buying from a universe of 60 New York-listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) which offer liquid exposure to a wide opportunity set of equity and commodity markets. So far, the system (labelled TAA1) has fared better than the MSCI World Index, with lower volatility and drawdown.