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US Dollar Retains Upper Hand Against European Counterparts

US dollar is retaining its upper hand against counterparts today as the good news about initial jobless claims offers speculation that an improving jobs situation could lead to an interest rate hike. Even though the latest Fed minutes don’t support the idea of rate hikes anytime soon, there are still many who hope for better outcomes for the greenback.

Dollar Slips as Fed Downplays Optimism

The US dollar slipped against some of its major peers today, including the euro and the Great Britain pound, and trimmed its gains versus the Japanese yen. The greenback was weakened by the Federal Reserve meeting minutes, which suggested that investors should not take economic recovery for granted.

For Second Session Dollar Fails to Rally

The US dollar yet again attempted to rally and yet again it failed. Even another better-than-expected employment report was not able to boost the currency, which erased its earlier gains versus the euro and the Great Britain pound and fell versus the Japanese yen today.

Euro Drops Below 1.3600 Level Against US Dollar

Euro has dropped below the 1.3600 level against the US dollar, and is down against other major currencies as well. There is a bit of risk aversion on the Forex market today, as well as speculation that the ECB will have to take further action on stimulus if the euro’s strength remains where it is.

Dollar Attempts to Extend Rally, Fails

The US dollar attempted to extend the previous week’s rally against the euro today and was successful at the start of the trading session, but reversed its advance later and trades below the opening level as of now. The greenback also fell versus the Japanese yen but rose against the Great Britain pound.

Week of Gains for USD After Non-Farm Payrolls

The US dollar gained ground this week, following last week’s losses, with help of domestic macroeconomic indicators, most important of which were non-farm payrolls. At the same time, the performance of the greenback was not as stellar as one might expect considering the circumstances.

Economic Data Helps Pound Against Euro

The pound may be retreating a bit against some of its counterparts, but sterling is seeing solid support against the euro today. Thanks to the latest round of economic data, pound is gaining against the euro, even though it is down against currencies like the yen and the dollar.

Dollar Heads Higher with Jobs Boom in June

US dollar is heading higher today, gaining ground, thanks to a jobs boom for the month of June. The latest nonfarm payrolls report from the US government shows expansion, as well as a drop in unemployment. The good news is pushing the dollar higher on expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon have to end easing sooner rather than later.

Outlook for USD During Week of NFP & Independence Day

The US dollar experienced a very poor trading month in June due to unexpected dovishness of US policy makers and terrible GDP report. Can the greenback change the bearish trend in the first trading week of the new month?

Terrible US Economic Data Leads to Another Weekly Drop of USD

The US dollar continued to experience weakness, demonstrating the second consecutive weekly drop versus the euro and the fourth against the Great Britain pound and the New Zealand dollar. The major reason for this weekly decline was poor economic data from the United States.

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