30.10.2008 - US dollar makes comeback, 'bucking' world downturn
From IHT: The stock market is in shambles, credit markets are squeezed and corporate earnings are falling. But one piece of the mangled U.S. economy is making an improbable comeback: The once-almighty dollar. As the financial meltdown clobbers world economies from South America to Asia, investors desperate for safe assets are plowing money into the battered buck — helping it snap a six-year slide and reclaim its long-held status as a stable asset during rough times..... Full Article: Source