This is a follow up to yesterday’s post on my radio interview with the “contrarian economist.” He went off on me when I said the dollar was still weak and berated my “narrow focus” for looking at the US dollar index. “Have you ever heard of Brazil?” he asked?br /br /Well, other than the lack of respect he has a lack of facts. Here is a chart from Yahoo on the Brazil/US dollar exchange rate in dollars per Brazilian Real (ree-al).br /br /a onblur=”try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}” href=””img style=”margin: 0px auto 10px; display: block; text-align: center; cursor: pointer; width: 320px;” src=”” alt=”” border=”0″ //abr /Not only has the Real been in a bull market vs. the buck for the past 4-plus years but is has not even seen a pullback as major currencies have had over the past few /br /I rest my case. Time to move on to more important matters, like helping my subscribers make money.