If the U.S. raises rates or the market forces the U.S. to raise rates, it is going to attract more money to the United States, rightly or wrongly.
The reason I own U.S. dollars, it is actually my largest position in currencies, and that is because there will be more turmoil coming in the world, we just talked about Greece but there is more turmoil coming down the road and in times of turmoil many people flee to what they see as a safe haven.
Rightly or wrongly, many people see the U.S. Dollar as a safe haven. It is not a safe haven it is a terribly flawed and troubled currency but since people think it is, that is where they will go.
Jim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several investing books and also a renowned financial commentator worldwide famous for his contrarian views on financial markets.