U.S. Real Effective Exchange Rate
I've collected data on trade, exchange rates, and inflation. Now I can finally make a U.S. real effective exchange rate. This has been on my data bucket list for 2 full years. A small insight is that CAD/USD is by far the largest contributor to this rate. I thought China would have been, but I was wrong. Now that I have the infrastructure set up, I may add a few other exchange rate series. Perhaps one weighted by foreign central bank holdings of U.S. Treasuries or something of that nature. I want to capture exchange rate risks to investments as well as the general economy.