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The US Dollar Index  is an index or measure of the value of the United States dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies. It is a weighted geometric mean of the dollar's value compared to the Euro FX, Japanese yen, Pound sterling, Canadian dollar, Swiss franc and Swedish krona. There are numerous investment strategies using US Dollar Index futures and US Dollar Index options on futures to take advantage of price volatility.

Whether you are a speculator or a hedger this section on the dollar index market contains a wealth of valuable information. You can read about the history of the dollar index market, the fundamentals that make it move, and the futures and options specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margin requirements, and news that are affecting the dollar index market. However, if you are new to the currency markets you should consult with a licensed broker before starting to trade.

USDX Futures and Options

Click on the link above to download a very informative .pdf brochure entitled "USDX Futures and Options". It was published by the New York Boar of Trade. This is a must read guide for any novice or advanced trader considering an investment in US Dollar index futures and options.

Click here to contact a licensed commodity broker with experience in the USD Index market.