U.S. Dollar Index Little Changed, Traders Focus on Friday's Data
The September U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 96.18, down 0.02.
The U.S. dollar index is trading choppy on both sides of unchanged as overseas forex traders prepare to wind down trading for the day.
Market chatter about U.S. economic data due out Friday is just starting to show up. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release CPI data (consumer price index) at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The Census Bureau's monthly report on retail sales and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Empire State manufacturing survey are also due out at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Later in the morning, the Federal Reserve is scheduled to report Industrial production and capacity utilization data at 9:15 a.m. ET and the University of Michigan July consumer sentiment is due out at 10:00 a.m. ET.
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