EUR/USD — News Archive

US Dollar Sees Broad Gains After Earlier Selloff

US dollar is in the midst of a recovery after yesterday’s selloff. Right now, greenback appears to be correcting by logging gains following excessive selling. However, even with the current gains, a little caution is in order as we wait for the release of the minutes from the latest FOMC meeting, since many of the dollar’s potential gains might already be priced in.

Euro Runs to Upside, Ignoring Negative Fundamentals

The euro climbed today even though the European macroeconomic indicators were rather unfavorable. The broad-based weakness of the US dollar was the major reason for the rally of the shared 18-nation currency.

US Dollar Consolidates After Wild End to the Week

The latest payrolls data out of the United States prompted a surge in the greenback, and right now the US dollar appears to be consolidating after its gains. Even though the dollar index is weaker today, there are many that expect more dollar strength to come.

Euro Falls for 12th Week

It was another poor trading week for the euro, which fell for the 12th straight week and reached a new multi-year low against the US dollar. While the European Central Bank policy announcement provided moderate support for the shared 18-nation currency, employment data from the United States did not allow the euro to hold onto gains.

Dollar Explodes to Upside After NFP

The US dollar surged today after non-farm payrolls came out even better than optimistic expectations, while positive trade data added to the upside momentum. The greenback reached a new multi-year high against the euro and the lowest level in almost 11 months against the Great Britain pound.

Euro Can’t Maintain Gains Against Greenback

While the euro is maintaining its recent gains against some of its counterparts, the 18-nation currency is losing ground to the US dollar. Thanks to continued policy divergence and weaker gold prices, there is little to support the euro against the greenback.

Dollar Retains Losses, Attempts to Bounce

The US dollar was trading below opening level against some of its major counterparts today but managed to trim losses with help of positive outlook for the US labor market. The greenback retained gains versus the Great Britain pound.

ECB Provides No Surprises, Euro Higher

The euro advanced today, rising against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, after the European Central Bank conducted its monthly policy meeting. The shared 18-nation currency also pared its previous losses versus the Japanese yen.

Dollar Index Loses Ground

US dollar is mostly lower today against its major counterparts, and the dollar index is losing steam. Much of it has to do with consolidation and profit taking, however. The dollar is on a roll, and some analysts think the dollar rally still has plenty of life.

German, Eurozone Data Weigh on Euro

Euro is seeing more weakness today, and that’s not surprising, given the latest economic data out of the eurozone. Also not helping matters is the fact that the latest data out of Germany is disappointing as well. With the eurozone economy continuing to flounder, the more likely it is that ECB will take increasingly drastic steps to try to stimulate the situation.

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