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US Dollar Index Hit a 5-Month High

Gordon Kristopher
US Dollar Index Hit a 5-Month High

The US Dollar Index rose ~0.4% to 93.6 on May 15–22—the highest level since December 18, 2017. The active WTI oil futures increased ~1.2% on May 15–22. The strong US Dollar Index limited the upside for oil prices during this period.