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US Dollar Index Surges As Federal Reserve Fails To Calm Markets

The US dollar is soaring in the middle of the trading week, buoyed by a triple-digit decline in the financial markets. But investors have also been monitoring the Federal Reserve and potential hints as to what to expect from monetary policy moving forward. Housing and durable goods data were also in focus, but traders were more determined to know if they were receiving additional stimulus this year.

US Dollar Rises Amid Higher Price Inflation, US Impeachment Vote

The US dollar is trading higher as investors take more of a cautious approach to the financial markets in the middle of the trading week. Traders are combing through the data, including consumer prices and mortgage lending, but they are also keeping an eye on the US impeachment vote. The greenback is continuing its surprisingly strong start to 2021, but can the currency keep up the momentum?

US Dollar Ends Winning Streak As Jobless Claims Fall to Three-Week Low

The US dollar is ending its winning streak midweek amid renewed optimism in the broader financial markets. Despite concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus that appears to be more infectious, the investors were optimistic over initial jobless claims declining to their lowest levels in three weeks. But as long as the COVID-19 vaccines prove effective, traders will remain bullish on stocks, which is bad news for the dollar.

US Dollar Quiet Ahead of Thanksgiving As Investors Assess Data, FOMC Minutes

The US dollar is trading relatively flat against multiple major currency peers, mainly due to the plethora of mixed economic data that were released ahead of the American Thanksgiving holiday. In focus in the middle of the holiday-shortened trading were jobs and personal income and spending. With a subdued greenback on Wednesday, what comes next on the other side of annual festivities and in the home stretch of 2020?

US Dollar Gains As Jobless Claims Hit Fresh Pandemic Low, Inflation Beats Estimates

The US dollar is looking to maintain its momentum toward the end of the trading week, buoyed mostly by economic data rather than the broader market trends. The greenback is searching for support from lower-than-expected inflation and initial jobless claims falling to a fresh pandemic low. Could the buck travel on an upward trajectory to close out 2020?

US Dollar Surges As Trump Threatens Supreme Court Action Over 2020 Election

The US dollar advanced against many of its currency peers on Wednesday as the 2020 presidential election potentially becomes a contested affair. An official result was not announced, and many votes are still being counted in many key battleground states. With the historic race potentially being taken to the Supreme Court, financial markets are not reacting favorably.

US Dollar Mixed As GDP Beats Estimates, Fiscal Stimulus Hopes Rise

The US dollar is trading mixed against several currency counterparts midweek as investors focus more on economic data and fiscal stimulus instead of the first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. With growing confidence in the broader financial market, the greenback could face pressure in October, but electoral uncertainty might cap its decline.

US Dollar Mixed As Federal Reserve Pledges to Keep Interest Rates Low Until 2023

The US dollar is trading mixed against its G10 currency rivals midweek following the Federal Reserve‘s completion of its two-day policy meeting. The central bank left interest rates unchanged, and it pledged to keep rates lower for a few more years to support the economic recovery. With rates hovering near zero until at least 2023, how will this impact the greenback?

US Dollar Strengthens As FOMC Warns COVID-19 Will ‘Weigh Heavily’ on Economy

The US dollar is finding some support after the Federal Reserve released its minutes from the July policy meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) revealed that the coronavirus pandemic would“weigh heavily” on the economy, labor market, and inflation, resulting in the central bank to maintain its stimulus efforts until the country rebounds.

US Dollar Flat As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Disappoint

The US dollar is trading relatively flat against its currency competitors on Thursday as retail sales surged in June but weekly jobless claims disappointed. With Europe choosing to pause on expanding its relief and stimulus measures, the broader global financial market has been subdued, providing little momentum for the greenback.

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