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  • Dollar Hits Record Low Against Euro After Fed Cut Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 3:23 PM ET

    The dollar touched a record low versus the euro on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve cut the U.S. benchmark lending rate by half a percentage point, the first cut in four years, in a bid to boost the U.S. economy.

  • The British pound fell below $2 for the first time this month on Monday as thousands of depositors pulled money from U.K. lender Northern Rock. At the same time, the dollar was slightly weaker against most other currencies ahead of an expected U.S. interest rate cut.

  • Fast Money Mail: We Answer Your Questions Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 12:19 PM ET

    What’s the yen carry trade all about? What’s the next Baidu? Am I too late to the “global growth” party? The Fast Money traders open the mailbag and answer viewer e-mails.

  • Dollar Rebounds vs. Euro, Yen as U.S. Stocks Rise Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 2:17 PM ET

    The dollar rebounded against the yen and euro Thursday as investors resumed buying the U.S. currency after nearly a week of declines, although expectations of a cut in U.S. interest rates capped gains.

  • Dollar Hits Low Against Euro as Rate Outlooks Diverge Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 5:41 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a record low against the euro on Wednesday as investors braced for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates next week, rendering dollar-denominated assets less attractive to global investors.

  • Dollar Near Record Lows Vs. Euro After Bernanke Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 2:21 PM ET

    The dollar slid to near a record low versus the euro Tuesday, as traders bet a slowing U.S. economy will prompt a Federal Reserve rate cut next week, while the European Central Bank holds steady for some time.

  • Dollar Falls to Near-Record Lows Against Euro Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 5:05 PM ET

    The dollar fell near record lows Monday against the euro, weighed down by last week's disappointing U.S. jobs data and chances that an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve is on the way.

  • Dollar Hits 15-Year Low after Glum Jobs Report Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 5:06 PM ET

    The dollar slid to a 15-year low against major currencies Friday as data showed U.S. payrolls fell last month for the first time in four years, raising recession fears and pressure for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.

  • The dollar steadied versus the euro and yen on Monday at the start of a busy week for U.S. data which should shed light on the extent to which the credit markets turmoil is taking a toll on growth.

  • Dollar Slips vs. Yen After Bush Says No Bail Out Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | 11:54 AM ET

    The dollar slipped against the yen Friday after President Bush and the head of the Federal Reserve both said they would not rescue speculators ailing from deteriorating lending conditions that could worsen.

  • Yen Trims Gains vs. Dollar as U.S. Stocks Rally Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 11:52 AM ET

    The yen rose modestly Thursday, recovering from the previous day's sharp decline, as investors continued a longer-term trend of reducing risky bets in response to troubled credit markets.

  • The yen gained on Tuesday as investors, fearing tougher credit conditions will crimp global economic growth, bought the lower-yielding Japanese currency and sold riskier assets.

  • Dollar Trades Mixed as Credit Fears Weigh Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 2:23 PM ET

    The dollar rose against the euro, but fell against the yen Monday, as investors attempted to minimize exposure to risky assets amid lingering fears of a global credit crisis.

  • The dollar fell against most major currencies Friday, despite strong U.S. economic data, as calmer credit markets sparked renewed interest in riskier overseas assets.

  • Yen Sharply Lower on Renewed Risk Appetite Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 10:29 AM ET

    A surge in investors' appetite for higher-yielding currencies and assets pushed the yen towards its biggest daily and weekly losses against several currencies for years on Thursday.

  • Dollar Extends Losses vs Euro on Bomb Threat Report Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 1:54 PM ET

    The dollar extended losses against the euro on Wednesday after a news report about a bomb threat in upstate New York.

  • Yen Holds Gains, Carry Trade Keeps Unwinding Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 9:57 PM ET

    The yen held gains against the U.S. dollar and euro on Wednesday as investors kept shedding risky positions after a slide in a U.S. stock index gave a reminder that confidence in the credit market has yet to be restored.

  • Yen Climbs as Investors Shun Risk, Await Fed Cut Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 5:13 PM ET

    The yen gained broadly Tuesday as jitters about global credit conditions led investors to shed risky assets funded by borrowing in the Japanese currency

  • The dollar inched higher against the euro Monday after a new report said that U.S. economic growth was set to pick up slightly despite misgivings about the housing market.

  • Dollar Falls after Fed Acts on Credit Turmoil Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 3:05 PM ET

    The dollar fell broadly Friday after the Federal Reserve slashed the interest rate it charges on loans to banks, and said economic growth could slow in light of tightening credit markets.