United States — News Archive


Euro Struggles as Stocks Drop on Risk Aversion

Euro is struggling today as risk aversion sets in. Stocks are plunging in the wake of the latest Chinese data and that is bringing down high beta currencies like the euro in Forex trading.

Dollar Moves Lower During Week’s Thin Trade

Trading during the past week was light as traders were preparing for Christmas. This did not prevent the US dollar to move lower, sometimes noticeably, against other most-traded currencies.

Euro Ends Three-Day Rally vs. Dollar & Yen

The euro dropped on Wednesday as economic data released from the countries of the eurozone was not particularly supportive for the currency, breaking its three-day rally versus the US dollar and the Japanese yen.

Fed Hike Fails to Propel Dollar Higher

Traders are still not certain how to react to the decision of the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates. As a result, the US dollar demonstrated rather mixed performance, showing no clear trend.

US Dollar Ends Week of Fed Lift-Off with Gains, Future Unclear

The Forex market was in turmoil after the Federal Reserve’s decision to hike interest rates even though such an event had been expected by market participants. While the US dollar ended the week with gains against the vast majority of most-traded currencies, the future of the greenback is not that clear.

Dollar Rallies After Fed Hikes Rates for First Time Since 2006

The Federal Reserve performed a long-anticipated interest rate hike on Wednesday. While the dollar had a confusing reaction to the announcement at first, it rallied by the end of trading session and continued to move up during the start of the Thursday’s trading session.

USD Stronger Ahead of All-Important Fed Decision

The US dollar gained against its major peers today, including the euro, the Great Britain pound and the Japanese yen. The market prepares itself to the policy announcement from the Federal Reserve tomorrow.

Greenback Pulls Back as Traders Consider the Future

US dollar is lower today, dropping as Forex traders and analysts consider what’s next and try to look ahead to 2016.

Greenback Falters on Commodities and Interest Rate Revolt

The US dollar is struggling today, faltering as commodities move a little higher, and as it appears that there could be a revolt against higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve.

Greenback Surges on Oil Prices, Fed Expectations

US dollar is heading higher today as falling oil prices take their toll on other currencies, and as expectations for the next Federal Reserve meeting ramp up.