Trader Poll

How will you trade the US dollar as the shutdown continues?

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The continuing stalemate in the U.S. over the budget has led many to believe that the dollar is set to plunge over the coming weeks.

The White House ordered federal departments to execute a partial shutdown, after Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a spending bill before Monday's midnight deadline.

(Read More: Dollar shorts getlouder as shutdown continues)

The dispute raises concerns over the looming debt ceiling - the government's authority to borrow - which has to be raised before October 17 if the government is to avoid a debt default.

Will fears about a continued government shutdown undermine the dollar or can the greenback shrug off the budget woes?

Vote in our poll and tell us what you think.

(Read More: Ex-Treasury official: Stalemate could trigger US recession)