Yesterday, the Fed has hiked interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5%.

It is the first rate hike in 10 years. And it is now clear that the Fed is not only behind the ball in terms of raising rates… but that it has now primed the financial system for another 2008-type meltdown.

By way of background we need to consider the relationship between the US Dollar and the Euro.

The Euro comprises 56% of the basket of currencies against which the US Dollar is valued. As such, the Euro and the Dollar have a unique relationship in which whatever happens to the one will have an outsized impact on the other.

Here’s why the Fed’s decision to raise rates will implode the financial system.

In June 2014 the ECB cut interest rates to negative. Before this, the interest rate differential between the Euro and the US Dollar was just 0.25% (the US Dollar was yielding 0.25% while the deposit rate on the Euro was at exactly zero).

While significant, the interest rate differential was not enough to kick off a complete flight of capital from the Euro to the US Dollar. However, when the ECB launched NIRP, cutting its deposit rate to negative 0.1%, the rate differential (now 0.35%) and punitive qualities of NIRP (it actually cost money to park capital in the Euro) resulted in vast quantities of capital fleeing Euros and moving into the US Dollar.

Soon after, the US Dollar erupted higher, breaking out of a multiyear triangle pattern and soaring over 25% in a matter of nine months.

GPC1217151To put this into perspective, this move was larger in scope than the “flight to safety” that occurred in 2008 when everyone thought the world was ending.

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The reason this is problematic?

There are over $9 trillion in borrowed US Dollars sloshing around the financial system. And much of it is parked in assets that are denominated in emerging market currencies (the very currencies that have imploded as the US Dollar rallied).

This is the US Dollar carry trade… and it is larger in scope that the economies of Germany and Japan… combined.

In short, when the ECB cut rates to negative, the US Dollar carry trade began to blow up. The situation only worsened when the ECB cut rates even further into negative territory in September 2014 and again last week bringing the rate differential between the US Dollar and Euro to 0.55%.

Now, the Fed has raised interest rates to 0.5%. This has made the interest rate differential between the Euro and the US Dollar 0.75%. This will trigger a complete implosion of the $9 trillion US Dollar carry trade.

This is a long-term, multi-decade chart of the US Dollar.

GPC121715As you can see it has just broken out of the largest falling wedge pattern in monetary history. The chart predicts that during the next leg up, the US Dollar will rally to 120 or even 130.

At that point, the $9 trillion US Dollar carry trade will implode triggering a 2008-type event. Our timeline for this is within the next 12 months.

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