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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

NFP Disappoints Ahead of Looming Fed Decision
A disappointing NFP report leads into an extended holiday-weekend in the United States; making the debate over higher rates even less clear.
Preview for August US NFPs and Trade Setups in USD-pairs
EURUSD probably sees a 'cleaner' outcome than USDJPY around today's US labor market data.
US Dollar Technical Analysis: Taking Aim at Key Range Top
The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index resumed its advance after a brief period of consolidation, rising to the highest level in nearly five months.
Oil, Copper Pares ECB-Induced Gains, Gold Weak into Non-farm Payrolls
Commodities reversed yesterday’s rally on ECB dovish message as market thins before major US employment data offers clues on rate hike
USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Digesting After Seesaw Volatility
The US Dollar is in consolidation mode against the Japanese Yen after two weeks of wild seesaw volatility as prices await further direction cues.
EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Short Trade Setup Established
The Euro turned sharply lower, breaking support guiding the upward correction against the US Dollar set from early August and hinting at deeper losses.
US Dollar, Yen May Rise as Commodity Currencies Fall on US Jobs Data
The US Dollar and Japanese Yen may rise while commodity-linked currencies decline as US jobs data fuels speculation on a Fed interest rate hike inSeptember.
DailyFX Technical Focus: 9/3/2015 (USDOLLAR)
The USDOLLAR index finds itself at the same exact slope line that it traded it before and during the August NFP release!
USDOLLAR Returns to Familiar Resistance Line
USD/CHF Back for More at January-March Trendline

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Sep 1
USD ISM Manufacturing (AUG) 51.1 52.5 52.7
Sep 3
USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Composite (AUG) 59.0 58.2 60.3
Sep 4
USD Unemployment Rate (AUG) 5.1% 5.2% 5.3%
USD Change in Non-farm Payrolls (AUG) 173K 217K 245K