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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: Volatility Keeps Boiling in the FX Market
Just as the global capital markets were preparing for the seasonal downshift into Thanksgiving week, multiple central banks sent a shockwave of volatility through the markets. Be ...
Dollar May Not Have a Quiet Thanksgiving...
From a fundamental perspective, the Dollar’s interest rate backdrop seems to be mired in debate over the timing of the inevitable first hike.
Gold Rallies on PBOC, ECB Surprise Easing -1207 Key Resistance
Gold prices are higher for a third consecutive week with the yellow metal rallying 0.8% to trade at $1197 ahead of the New York close on Friday.
AUD To Look Past Local Data Yet Remains At Risk On Elevated Volatility
The Aussie is in for another suspenseful week near its 2014 low as elevated volatility expectations threaten to keep pressure on the high-yielding currency.
GBP/USD to Break Out on Less-Dovish BoE, Weak U.S. 3Q GDP
GBP/USD may face a more meaningful rebound in the week ahead as the Bank of England (BoE) highlights the risk of overshooting the 2% target for inflation, while the Federal Reserv...
Yen Looks Past Japan Recession and Election Risk, Sentiment Trends Key
The Japanese Yen may rise as markets look past the onset of recession and looming general election risk to focus on the trajectory of sentiment trends.
EURUSD Slammed into Range Lows on Outside Week
A long term chart highlights the importance of the area just below. The line from the 2010 and 2012 lows is near 1.2230 next week whilst the 2008 low looms at 1.2330.
Trading Video: Officials Trigger Volatility for Euro, Yen and Dollar
Central banks and other policy groups are increasingly responsible for FX-based volatility and trend development.
Strategy Video: A Volatile Thanksgiving Week for FX?
Investors that follow 'seasonality' factors reasonably expect the upcoming US Thanksgiving holiday to put a damper on market movement.
EUR/USD Eyes Monthly Low as ECB Draghi Hints at QE- CPI in Focus
The EUR/USD may face fresh monthly lows in the week ahead should the euro-area’s CPI report heighten bets for quantitative easing in the monetary union.

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
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Nov 19
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USD Fed Releases Minutes from Oct. 28-29 FOMC Meeting
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Nov 20
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USD Consumer Price Index (YoY) (OCT) 1.7% 1.6% 1.7%
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USD Consumer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (YoY) (OCT) 1.8% 1.7% 1.7%