This is how much the US dollar lost against major currencies in 2017 and 2018 (so far)

This is how much the US Dollar ($) has lost in 2017 and 2018 (till date),

2017

USD/AUD -8.05%
USD/GBP -9.11%
USD/JPY -3.83%
USD/EUR -12.97%
USD/CAD -7.32%
USD/MXN -4.76%
USD/CNY -6.25%

2018 (till date)

USD/AUD -0.20%
USD/GBP -2.29%
USD/JPY -3.52%
USD/EUR -1.97%
USD/CAD +0.20%
USD/MXN -4.87%
USD/CNY -3.41%

A weaker currency for a nation that imports more than it exports means higher inflation which in turn (normally) means higher bond yields.

The US recorded a $53.1 billion trade deficit in December 2017, the highest trade deficit since October 2008. And bond yields continue to rise..

“You can flip a coin to change its face, but it remains the same coin.” – DaShanne Stokes

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