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  • The dollar fell from a seven-week high against the euro on Friday after an eagerly anticipated U.S. jobs report disappointed investors hoping for data that would pave the way for the Federal Reserve to begin unwinding its monetary stimulus this month.

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  • The dollar rose to a seven-week peak against the euro on Thursday after the head of the European Central Bank said its Governing Council expects key ECB interest rates to remain at present or lower levels for an extended period.

  • The dollar dropped against the euro on Wednesday for the first time in six sessions and retreated from a six-week high against a basket of currencies as data reflecting a growing world economy boosted investors' risk appetite.

  • The dollar rose to a six-week high against major currencies on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus this month.

  • USD is the better story for the moment

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the U.S. dollar is still the wisest trade at the moment.

  • The dollar rose to a one-month high against the safe-haven yen on Monday as worries about a military strike against Syria diminished, while commodity currencies edged higher.

  • Brace for more weakness for the AUD: Pro

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com expects more weaker data out of Australia that will weigh on the AUD.

  • The U.S. dollar reached a four-week peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors sought its safe-haven status on the possibility of a U.S. military strike on Syria.

  • The dollar was on track for its largest daily gain against the euro in four months after U.S. data emboldened the view that the Federal Reserve could next month begin tapering.

  • Aussie businesses turn bearish on the AUD

    Lachlan Colquhoun, Head of Market's Analysis at East & Partners says Australian importing and exporting businesses have taken a bearish view of the Australian dollar, forecasting it to fall to 87c by June 2014.

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    The U.S. dollar rallied across the board on Wednesday as investors sought the greenback's safety given the possibility of Western military action in Syria.

  • The dollar edged higher against the euro on Monday as dismal U.S. durable goods data did little to shift expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve's wind-down of its stimulus program is around the corner.

  • The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, falling from a three-week peak against the yen, as a steep drop in U.S. new-home sales raised doubts that the Federal Reserve will actually reduce its asset-buying next month.

  • The dollar rose for a second straight session on Thursday, tracking gains in U.S. Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve's minutes of its July meeting cemented market expectations for tapering in September.

  • The dollar gained across the board on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting in July suggested that the U.S. central bank was still on track to taper its asset-buying program next month.

  • The dollar fell on Tuesday, hitting a six-month low against the euro and a two-month trough against the Swiss franc, as U.S. Treasury yields retreated and the timing of the Federal Reserve's stimulus reduction remained uncertain.