Euro Falls as ECB's Draghi Rings Cautious Note

The euro fell on Thursday as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, while acknowledging faster growth in Europe, said regional inflation remained subdued and rising protectionism is a risk.

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Stocks, Dollar Tumble on Global Trade War Fears

World equity markets slid further and the U.S. dollar dropped to its lowest in more than two years against the yen on Friday as concern over a global trade war added to investor uncertainties about rising inflation and the outlook for U.S. interest rates.

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First Congressional Testimony by Fed Chair Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, pledging to "strike a balance" between the risk of an overheating economy and the need to keep growth on track, told U.S. lawmakers on Monday that the central bank would stick with gradual interest rate increases despite the added stimulus of tax cuts and government spending.

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Dollar Rises as U.S. Posts Largest Inflation Gain in a Year

The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major world currencies after a stronger-than-expected report of U.S. consumer prices raised expectations that price pressures will accelerate this year and may prompt a faster pace of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve.

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Dollar Weakens Despite Rise in Interest Rate Expectations

The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday despite a report of stronger-than-expected inflation data and an increase in interest-rate expectations, raising the possibility that the currency is in a period of secular downturn.

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Dollar Extends Fall as Yen Hits Five-Month High

The Japanese yen rose to a five-month high on Tuesday on the back of broad-based selling of the dollar and speculation the Bank of Japan could be close to dialing back record levels of monetary stimulus.

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Why the U.S. Dollar Has Been Tumbling

In the shadow of the stock market’s meteoric rise this year, the U.S. dollar has fallen faster and harder than most analysts expected.

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