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EURUSD1-052715.jpg The dollar is adding to its recent gains against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen Wednesday, but has given back its early gains against the euro. There were no U.S. economic reports released today, following yesterday's large number of reports. However, investors will be watching for the...

The dollar is adding to its recent strength against its major competitors Tuesday morning. There was a large number of economic reports released this morning, following yesterday's Memorial Day holiday. A pair of housing reports exceeded expectations, while durable goods orders were in line with estimates. Largely...

EURUSD1-052215.jpg The dollar is up sharply against its major rivals at the end of the trading week. The U.S. currency has received a boost from the U.S. inflation data released this morning, as well as comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this afternoon. Consumer prices in the U.S. rose in line with economist...

USDJPY-052215.jpg The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday after the Bank of Japan kept its massive stimulus unchanged, as expected by economists. In a statement, the BoJ announced that the policy board headed by Governor Haruhiko Kuroda decided by an 8-1 majority...

EURUSD1-052115.jpg The dollar is little changed against both the Euro and Japanese Yen Thursday, but is down against the pound sterling. The U.S. released a number of economic reports today, which were largely weaker than anticipated. However, the leading economic index did exceed expectations. While the Labor Department...

EURUSD1-052015.jpg The dollar was up modestly against its major competitors Wednesday, adding to the gains of the previous sessions. The Federal Reserve has released the minutes of its most recent policy meeting, which has caused the U.S. currency to ease back a bit from its intraday highs. Only a "few" Federal Reserve...

EURUSD1-051915.jpg The dollar is climbing against all of its major competitors Tuesday, extending its gains from the previous session. Today's gains are being driven by the stronger than expected U.S. housing starts report and comments from ECB officials. New residential construction in the U.S. showed a substantial...

EURUSD1-051815.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against all of its major competitors Monday, as it attempts to rebound from some recent weakness. The U.S. currency has continued to rise even after the release of the disappointing homebuilder confidence report. The report continues a streak of disappointing data from the...

EURUSD-051515.jpg The dollar was up against its major competitors in early trade Friday, but reversed after a series of weaker than expected economic reports. Industrial production in the U.S. showed a continued decrease in the month of April, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve on Friday, with the...

EUR-USD-051415.jpg The dollar bounced back from early weakness against its major competitors Thursday, following the release of the better than expected weekly jobless claims report. First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended May 9th, according to a report...

EURUSD2-051315.jpg The dollar is losing ground against its major competitors Wednesday, adding to the weakness of the previous trading session. The U.S. currency sold-off following the release of the weaker than expected retail sales report. The report reinforced the view that the Federal Reserve is not likely to raise...

EURUSD2-051215.jpg The dollar is losing ground against all of its major competitors Tuesday. Economic data remains on the light side today, keeping some investors on the sidelines. There are several important U.S. reports due to be released later this week. Retail sales are slated for Wednesday, PPI is scheduled for Thursday...

EURUSD2-051115.jpg The dollar is currently turning in a mixed performance at the start of the new trading week. The U.S. currency is modestly higher against both the Euro and against the Japanese Yen Monday, but is losing ground against the pound sterling, after the Bank of England held firm on interest rates. There...

The dollar was mixed Friday even after a blockbuster U.S. jobs report may have paved the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in July or September. The Labor Department released a report showing that the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in almost seven years. The unemployment...

eurusd1-050715.jpg The dollar was down in early trade Thursday, but is now gaining ground against its major competitors. The currency reversed direction after the release of the better than expected weekly jobless claims data. After reporting a notable pullback in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in...

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