Why are stronger numbers considered bad news? Investors are worried about the impact on inflation and interest rates.
Investors are focused on whether or not the current issues in emerging markets will turn into a full-blown crisis.
Markets on Thursday were focused more on economic reports than on Bernanke's comments to Congress.
Investors in these equity-based funds will benefit from a strengthening dollar.
A deepening squeeze in the ubiquitous 'yen carry trade' results in the worst stock market selloff since February.
With Europe mired in recession, China faltering, commodities declining and stocks looking vulnerable, investors seeking safety will look to the greenback.
Look to these foreign exchange funds for performance throughout the year.
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