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Market correction aside, stocks are up. Way up.
In fact, since Trump won the election, the S&P 500 was up 17.7% until the latest pullback. It's an impressive run he's eager to take credit for.
The dollar, however, is another story entirely.
After peaking in January 2017, the U.S. Dollar Index has been in a tailspin, losing a shocking 12.6%.
Last year, the greenback was the second-worst major currency, down the most in a decade.
Despite slamming other nations (think mainly China) for intentionally weakening their currencies, Trump has repeatedly touted the advantages of a weaker dollar.
But if you rely on his recent comments and some other rhetoric coming out of the administration, you may be tricked into thinking otherwise.
I'm here to tell you it's nothing more than an illusion - one you'd do well to recognize.
Because once you catch it, you can get your money out of the way... and make this play instead...
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Peter Krauth is the Resource Specialist for Money Map Press and has contributed some of the most popular and highly regarded investing articles on Money Morning. Peter is headquartered in resource-rich Canada, but he travels around the world to dig up the very best profit opportunity, whether it's in gold, silver, oil, coal, or even potash.