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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

Soft Data, Weak Seasonality Trends Undermining USD
The commodity bloc currencies are benefiting from an upswing in precious metal and energy prices.
Oil Jumps on Falling Stock, Output; Gold Leaps as IMF Lowers Growth
Oil at 2-month high amid falling inventories and potential production cuts. Gold elevates after IMF reduces world growth forecast
US Dollar Unimpressed as Fed’s Williams Talks Up 2015 Rate Hike
The US Dollar showed a tepid reaction after San Francisco Fed President John Williams signaled his belief that a 2015 interest rate hike is still appropriate.
Yen Gains as Nikkei Drops as BOJ Withholds Stimulus Expansion
The Yen rose as Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index declined after the Bank of Japan opted to keep its monetary policy mix unchanged, dashing stimulus expansion hopes.
AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Waiting to Re-Enter Short
The Australian Dollar moved higher for a fifth consecutive day against its US counterpart, putting in the largest daily advance in a month.
Dollar Stumbles, Equities Rally Curbed, RBA Hold Teases AUD Breakout
The global economic is a troubling view according to the IMF's updated WEO forecasts.
How the Dollar Impacts the Global Economy and Financial System
Central bankers, economists and politicians the world over have warned that the global economy and financial system are at at risk from US policy and the Dollar.
US Trade Gap Widened Amid Slowing Global Growth, Strong US Dollar
The August update of the US trade balance showed a decrease in exports and a jump in the country’s deficit as strong dollar adds pressure.
USDOLLAR and NFP; Does it Matter?
USD/CHF Sinking Lower in another Triangle Leg

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Oct 5
USD ISM Non-Manufacutring Composite (SEP) 56.9 57.5 59.0
Oct 8
USD U.S. Fed Releases Minutes from Sept. 16-17 FOMC Meeting