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The US dollar is the currency of the United States of America. Introduced back in 1792 it has a long history of being strong medium of exchange. The currency is widely used in global international trade, as the reserve currency and is officially used in several countries besides the United States. The US dollar is also sometimes referred as greenback or simply the American dollar.



US Dollar News Archive

US Dollar Ends Week Strongest Despite Outlook for Fed Easing

The US dollar was surprisingly strong during the past trading week, rising against all other most-traded currencies. That is despite the outlook for monetary easing from the Federal Reserve next week.

US Dollar Rallies on Better-Than-Expected Q2 GDP

The US dollar is rallying against a basket of currencies to close out the trading week, driven by a better-than-expected but slower than usual second-quarter economic report. The gross domestic product cooled down in the April-to-June period, but there were some bright spots in the overall report, including a surge in consumer spending.

USD/JPY Might Change Course to 110.27

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to be left out of the bearish interest, as the price went above the important 108.00 support.

AUD/USD Not Ready Yet for 0.7200

The Australian dollar versus the US dollar currency pair has not seized the opportunity to go for 0.7200, probably because of a resistance that is to hard to breach.

US Dollar Rallies As Market Dismisses IMF’s ‘Overvalued’ Concerns

The US dollar is finishing the trading week higher against a handful of currencies as the market appears to be moving on from recent comments pertaining to the greenback’s valuation. With a Federal Reserve bank president discussing the need for action ahead of a crisis and some data to throw in the mix, it has been a fun ride for the dollar this week.

AUD/USD Facing an Important Test Before Continuing Towards 0.7200

The Australian dollar versus the US dollar currency pair is at an important resistance area, but the bulls are very determined. The clues for which path the price will take lie in a few details.

USD/JPY Possibly Preparing a New Leg Down Towards 107.00

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen might look as if it is ready for a rally, but the chart tells a different story.

US Dollar Takes a Breather After Strong Data Sparks Rally

The US dollar is taking a breather midweek following a strong session on Tuesday, driven by strong economic data that left investors feeling ebullient. A string of housing numbers did come out, but the market did anticipate weakness in the sector, which could adjust traders’ minds about the world’s largest economy being on solid footing.

US Dollar Mixed on PPI, Index Slips Below 97

The US dollar is mixed against most currencies at the end of the trading week, driven by the latest inflation numbers. The greenback is also finding direction on expectations that the central bank will cut interest rates at the end of the month, according to signals during this week’s semi-annual testimony in front of Congress and latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes.

US Dollar Rallies to 3-Week Highs as Fed Rate Cut Appears Unlikely

The US dollar today rallied to almost 3-week highs as market hopes for future rate cuts from the US Federal Reserve dissipated in the face of positive US jobs data. The greenback also benefitted from the uncertainty surrounding the US-China trade war that caused a significant sell-off in US equity markets and high demand for the dollar.

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