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  • U.S. Dollar Index Little Higher

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 8:10am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.54, up 0.18. Market chatter about the FOMC minutes due for release later today has kept trading active overnight. On Thursday, Weekly Jobless claims and continuing claims data are due at 8:30 a.m. ET. Existing Home Sales for April and the May Philadelphia...

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Higher

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:44pm dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index at 95.45, up 1.18. Market talk about U.S. economic data continues non-stop on Tuesday and has led to broad-based buying of U.S. dollars during the U.S. forex trading session. Market chatter about the FOMC minutes due for release on Wednesday afternoon is making the rounds...

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  • U.S. Dollar Surges Higher On U.S. Housing Starts

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 8:37am dollar, News, Futures, Forex, Econ #s, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.33, up 1.06. U.S. Housing Starts for April were up 20.4 percent to 1.135 million units, permits were up 10.1 percent to 1.143 million. Market chatter about overnight European economic data continues to keep trading active.

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Moves Up

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:44am dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 95.06, up 0.78. Market chatter about overnight European economic data continues to keep trading active. Market talk about U.S. Housing Starts and Building Permits for April that are due out at 8:30 a.m. ET is making the rounds. Some chatter about sellers...

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Little Higher

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:16am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 94.91, up 0.64. U.S. Housing Starts and Building Permits for April are set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. There continues to be a lot of chatter about the FOMC minutes due for release on Wednesday. On Thursday, U.S. Existing Home Sales for April and the May...

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Higher

    Monday, May 18, 2015 - 2:49pm dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 94.28, up 1.10. Trading has been firm and choppy for most of Monday's U.S. Forex trading session. U.S. Housing Starts and Building Permits for April are set for release Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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  • U.S. Dollar Higher

    Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:55am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading near the highs of the session at 94.00, up 0.82. Europe is going to wind down trading for the day over the next hour and trading has been firm during the U.S. forex trading session. The NAHB Housing Market Index for May came out at 54 versus 56 in April.

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Moves Up

    Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:02am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 93.93, up 0.75. Trading has been firm. The NAHB Housing Market Index for May is due out at 10:00 a.m. ET.There is a lot of chatter about Wednesday's FOMC minutes going around and is likely to lead to choppy trading until the information is released. Chatter...

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Higher

    Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:57am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 93.58, up 0.40. Trading has been a little firm Sunday night and Monday morning. Chatter about this week's economic data and comments by various members if the FOMC has kept trading active. The NAHB Housing Market Index for May is due out at 10:00 a.m. ET.

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  • USD/CAD Higher

    Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:56am Canadian dollar, dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    USD/CAD is trading at 1.2061, up 0.0061. The pair is trading near the highs of the session as U.S. Forex trading gets underway. Market talk is making the rounds about possible comments on Tuesday by Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz. Market chatter about Crude Oil prices continues to keep...

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