A Stronger Dollar Is Bringing The Euro Closer To Even ValueAugust 20, 2014
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The US Dollar has quietly been strengthening lately. As measured by the NYBOT Dollar Index, the USD has increased by 2.6% since the end of June and is at it’s highest level since September 2013.
On a purchasing power parity basis the overvalued percentage of the Euro has dropped from 10.5% earlier this year to 4.2%. If the dollar continues to strengthen and thus the Euro weakens, this would mark a big change from the norm of the past 8 years. Over the past 8 years, the Euro has only dipped to undervalued three time with the longest duration at undervalued lasting only about 1 month.