Earlier this month, the euro hit parity with the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Jeff Weniger outlines the latest currency moves and what a strong U.S. dollar could mean for your portfolio.
The U.S. dollar is one of the most hotly debated questions right now. It’s a macroeconomic factor that impacts returns of many asset classes, from emerging markets to U.S. large-cap multinationals. Inspired by recent research on a stronger dollar from economist Danielle Di Martino Booth, Jeremy Schwartz makes the case for currency hedging in international portfolios.