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USD (US Dollar)

The US Dollar is the single most popular currency in the world, and is the dominant reserve currency in use around the globe. The USD is often called 'The Greenback' in reference to its green coloring and can often be a favorite vehicle of traders looking to buy assets from or in The United States. When risk aversion runs high, traders will often look to buy US Treasuries, which can create demand for US Dollars.

USD News and Analysis

Weekly Trading Forecast: FX Traders Prepare for Heavy Volatility on FOMC, GD...
This past week's calm optimism was likely an interlude for a bigger shift in market conditions. With a FOMC decision, US GDP, ECB Stress test and much more ahead; stability will b...
Dollar and Market Confidence Ride on FOMC Decision
The US Dollar managed to muscle out a modest advance this past week despite favorable winds for investor sentiment (through benchmarks like S&P 500 and volatility indexes) as ...
Gold Losses to Accelerate on Less Dovish FOMC- Support Break Eyes 1206
Gold prices are softer this week with the precious metal off by 0.55% to trade at $1231 ahead of the New York close on Friday.
AUD Faces A Potential “Breakout” On US Heavy Event Risk
The Aussie may remain under pressure over the coming week as elevated volatility caps carry demand, while US-centric event risk offers potential “breakout” catalysts.
New Zealand Dollar at Risk on Dovish RBNZ, Status-Quo FOMC
The New Zealand Dollar may fall if the RBNZ withdraws its promise of future rate hikes while a status-quo FOMC statement sees Fed tightening bets rebuild.
USD/JPY to Eye Fresh Highs on Less-Dovish FOMC, More BOJ Easing
The fundamental outlook for USD/JPY remains bullish as Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) moves away from its easing cycle, but the dollar-yen may struggle to press fresh highs ...
Trading Video: EURUSD Traders Buckle Up for FOMC, ECB Stress Tests, Risk Trends
Was this past week's rise in capital markets and relief from volatility a false dawn?
Strategy Video: What is the Market Pricing in for Wednesday’s Fed Deci...
The FOMC rate decision scheduled next Wednesday has the potential to be one of the most market-moving events we have seen released in weeks.
NZDUSD Top Possibly in Place for Next Bear Leg
This week’s spike into .8034 (just shy of the February low at .8050) may have put a top in for the next leg down in NZDUSD.
USD/JPY Remains Capped by Former Support Ahead of FOMC, BoJ Meeting
The USD/JPY may stay capped by former support should the Fed retain a rather dovish tone for monetary policy, while the BoJ fails to act.

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
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Oct 22
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USD Consumer Price Index (YoY) (SEP) 1.7% 1.6% 1.7%
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USD Consumer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (YoY) (SEP) 1.7% 1.7% 1.7%