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Is a deeper dollar slump ahead as vaccine nears?

Nov 23, 2020
Safer currencies beckon global investors as COVID rates keep climbing in the U.S.
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The U.S. dollar's safe haven status may be in question, but it's intact for now

Oct 30, 2020
It's all about trust in a stable U.S. economy.
The dollar is not only the global reserve currency, it's a safe haven in times of uncertainty.
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Is the dollar no longer king in the international economy?

Aug 10, 2020
Pick a currency, any currency. Chances are, it gained against the U.S. dollar last month.
It won't be easy to knock off the U.S. dollar. When governments save their money, they overwhelmingly save in dollars.
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Should the dollar's drop worry you?

Jan 2, 2020
The weakened currency means imports get more expensive, but U.S. goods and services sold overseas become more affordable.
The U.S Federal Reserve started pumping more dollars into the U.S. financial system, one reason the dollar has weakened.
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What's the deal with the U.S. dollar?

Jul 26, 2019
From presidential tweets to corporate earnings reports, the U.S. dollar has been getting a lot of mentions recently.
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How strong is the U.S. dollar's position as a reserve currency?

Aug 15, 2018
Russian officials were in Turkey on Tuesday, talking with the government there about possible solutions for Turkey’s currency crisis. Both countries are also facing U.S. sanctions, so one idea they floated: Stick to their own national currencies for trade and avoid using the dollar at all. On top of that, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov echoed […]
The dollar is an international currency — a common denomination for global business. 
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Decline of China’s currency lessens bite of U.S. tariffs

Aug 2, 2018
The trade story of the day is actually more of a currency story. As you know, the Trump administration has proposed another round of tariffs on some $200 billion worth of Chinese products — ranging from tobacco to dog food to plywood. Now, the president is threatening to more than double the size of that tariff […]