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USDJPY-013015.jpg The dollar is losing ground against the Japanese Yen Friday, following the weaker than anticipated U.S. GDP report for the fourth quarter. The Yen is benefitting from its safe haven status and some positive Japanese economic data. However, the U.S. currency is gaining ground against its major European...

eurusd1-012915.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen Thursday and has partially bounced back from its losses against the Euro. Economic data proved mixed, with weekly jobless claims falling to a 14-year low and the unexpected drop in the pending home sales index. Meanwhile,...

eurusd-012815.jpg The dollar is holding steady after the Federal Reserve released its policy statement Wednesday afternoon. The currency was little changed ahead of the conclusion of the Fed's 2-day meeting and remains so afterwards. The Federal Reserve repeated its pledge to remain "patient" on raising interest rates...

eurusd-012715.jpg The dollar has extended its losses against its major European competitors on Tuesday, but has begun to stabilize after consumer confidence climbed to a 7-year high. The currency lost ground this morning, following the unexpected drop in durable goods orders. New orders for U.S. manufactured durable...

eurusd-012615.jpg The dollar is pulling back from an 11-year high against the Euro on Monday and is also giving ground in comparison to the pound sterling. The U.S. currency has been on an impressive run against the Euro since around mid-December. The run has been fueled by economic data, as well as the recent European...

EURUSD2-012415.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance at the end of the trading week. The U.S. currency is extending its gains against the Euro following the massive stimulus package announced by the European Central Bank yesterday. However, the buck is little changed against the pound sterling and is down against...

EURUSD2-012215.jpg The dollar has surged to an 11-year high against the Euro on Thursday, after the European Central Bank announced a massive stimulus package at its monetary policy meeting. The U.S. currency is also up sharply against the British pound, but is nearly flat in comparison to the Japanese Yen. ECB President...

Commodity-linked currencies such as the Australia and New Zealand dollars extended their declines against most major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, as risk aversion continued to rule the roost in the markets. Late Wednesday, the Bank of Canada unexpectedly cut its benchmark rate to 0.75...

EURUSD-012115.jpg The dollar is bouncing back from early weakness against the Euro Wednesday afternoon, ahead of Thursday's European Central Bank meeting. The ECB is widely expected to unveil a quantitative easing plan at the meeting. The central bank is said to be considering 50 billion Euros a month in bond purchases. Speculation...

EUR-JPY-012115.jpg The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday, after the Bank of Japan announced its decision to leave its monetary policy unchanged in its January meeting. The bank decided by a 8-1 vote to maintain its target of raising the monetary base at an...

EURUSD2-012015.jpg The dollar has been gaining ground against the Euro since the release of the weaker than anticipated January homebuilder confidence report. However, the drop by the index was partly due to a notable decrease by the component measuring expectations for future sales. The United States was the only...

EURUSD-011915.jpg The dollar is little changed overall against its major competitors at the start of the new trading week. With U.S. equity and bond markets closed today for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, there has been little news to drive trading. Investors will be watching for a batch of U.S. housing data...

EURUSD-011615.jpg The dollar is up against all of its major competitors on Friday, after consumer prices for December turned in their biggest drop in six years. The U.S. currency rallied after the report, but began to gave back some of those gains after consumer sentiment jumped to an 11-year high. Reflecting another...

USD-CHF-011515.jpg The dollar is attempting to stabilize against the Swiss Franc Thursday afternoon, after the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly decided to discontinue its currency ceiling. The U.S. currency is holding onto gains against its other major European competitors, but is slightly lower against the Japanese Yen. The...

EURCHF-011515.jpg The Swiss franc surged up and the euro plummeted against their major counterparts on Thursday, after the Swiss National National Bank abandoned its currency "ceiling" of CHF 1.2 per euro as it considers it "no longer justified" in the new situation. The bank also lowered interest rates further into...

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