Posts Tagged ‘the-dollar’

Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A weakening currency traditionally helps a country raise its exports and create more jobs for its workers. But the declining value of the dollar may not help the United States increase economic growth as much as it might have in the past. The New York Times reports.

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Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Gold, Dollar, Commodities Soar As Europe Fears Rise Again

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Gold surged and the dollar rose against the euro on Tuesday on uncertainty over high sovereign debt in euro zone countries, while U.S. stocks paused after a recent rally drove indices to two-year highs.

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Gold, Dollar, Commodities Soar As Europe Fears Rise Again

Shift in Washington Stirs Economic Jitters Abroad

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

If Bush-era income tax cuts are extended and the deficit grows, the dollar could be further weakened — a prospect that worries U.S. allies and trading partners, the New York Times reports.

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Global Markets Getting an Early Christmas Present From Fed

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

World stocks hit a six-month high, commodities soared and the dollar weakened on expectations that the Federal Reserve will further loosen monetary policy, boosting appetite for risk.

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Global Markets Getting an Early Christmas Present From Fed

Euro Rallies to Highest in a Month on Greek Bailout

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The euro leapt to its highest in nearly a month on Monday, surging 1 percent on the dollar and yen as investors who had sold it scrambled to buy it back after euro zone finance ministers agreed a rescue package for Greece.

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