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2019 Forex Market Forecast!

  • Kathy Lien
  • 1 January 2019

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Kathy Lien and Boris Schlossber


Will the US Dollar Crumble in 2019?


2018 was a phenomenal year for the U.S. dollar.

The trade weighted Dollar Index appreciated nearly 5% and

is up more than 9% from its low in February. Emerging market currencies were hit the hardest by the rise in

the dollar but major currencies like the Australian dollar also lost 9.5% of its value.

And now the good times

are over. In the past 2 months we’ve seen zero forward momentum. Instead the tide has shifted with the

dollar falling against all of the major currencies. As 2019 begins, the big question is whether the greenback will

unwind all of

its 2018 gains. That’s a tall order but pairs like USD/JPY were down for the year and many are

not far from their beginning of 2018 levels. Either way, 2019 will be a challenging one for the U.S. economy

and the U.S. dollar as America’s longer ever expa

nsion comes to an end.




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About the Author
Kathy Lien
Kathy Lien is Managing Director and Founding Partner of BKForex. Having graduated New York University’s Stern School of Business at the age of 18, Ms. Kathy Lien has more than 13 years of experience in the financial markets with a specific focus on currencies

Ms. Kathy Lien is Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management and Co-Founder of BKForex.com. Her career started at JPMorgan Chase where she worked on the interbank FX trading desk making markets in foreign exchange and later in the cross markets proprietary trading group where she traded FX spot, options, interest rate derivatives, bonds, equities, and futures.

In 2003, Kathy joined FXCM and started DailyFX.com, a leading online foreign exchange research portal. As Chief Strategist, she managed a team of analysts dedicated to providing research and commentary on the foreign exchange market.

In 2008, Kathy joined Global Futures & Forex Ltd as Director of Currency Research where she provided research and analysis to clients and managed a global foreign exchange analysis team. As an expert on G20 currencies, Kathy is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, Marketwatch, Associated Press, AAP, UK Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and other leading news publications.

She also appears regularly on CNBC’s US, Asia and Europe and on Sky Business. Kathy is an internationally published author of the bestselling book Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market as well as The Little Book of Currency Trading and Millionaire Traders: How Everyday People Beat Wall Street at its Own Game all published through Wiley. Kathy’s extensive experience in developing trading strategies using cross markets analysis and her edge in predicting economic surprises serve key components of BK’s analytic techniques.