For importers, taking advantage of the strong dollar hasn’t been easy

Oct 4, 2022
Foreign vendors often prefer to be paid in U.S. dollars instead of their local currencies. Others are adding energy surcharges.
A lot of businesses have been hoping that the stronger dollar would help them save some money on imports — but that hasn't been the case for many.
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Surprise. China is not a currency manipulator

Dec 5, 2016
Donald Trump has repeatedly said the opposite. Here's why he's wrong.
A post office employee counts Chinese yuan at a post office branch set up inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People during the National People's Congress on March 7.

How far will your dollar take you on a UK vacation?

Jun 24, 2016
It depends on when you booked your trip. Don't count on a cheap ticket now.
People gather on the beach in Weymouth, England, July 2014. 
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Many factors at play in the devaluation of yuan

Aug 14, 2015
The biggest? A seal of approval from the International Monetary Fund.
An oil well in North Dakota.
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Swiss National Bank gives up the ghost

Jan 15, 2015
The bank surprised just about everyone by letting go of the franc.

Why the world is so bullish about the dollar

Oct 2, 2014
The causes of the rising dollar, and the winners and losers.

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