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Why Washington and Wall Street are worried about the ‘de-dollarization’ threat

A "de-dollarization" mania is gripping Washington and Wall Street.

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Big question with dollar under fire from rival countries and currencies: What happens to markets if the greenback loses its dominance?

Warning that 'King Dollar' may soon lose its crown are again in vogue. Here's what the experts say.

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U.S. economy improved in early April, S&P Global says

The S&P Global early reading of the economy in April showed that the service and manufacturing sectors both improved markedly.

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Asian markets follow Wall Street lower

Shares were weaker in Asia on Friday, tracking a decline on Wall Street following mixed earnings reports from big companies and more signals the U.S. economy may be slowing.

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Philadelphia Fed’s factory gauge slumps deeper into contraction in April

The Philadelphia Fed said Thursday its gauge of regional business activity slumped to negative 31.3 in April from negative 23.2 in the prior month.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro $1.1021 -0.0021 -0.19%
USDJPY Japanese Yen ¥133.99 0.32 0.24%
GBPUSD British Pound $1.2484 0.0016 0.13%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar $0.6617 0.0013 0.20%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 101.64 0.18 0.17%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 96.00 0.07 0.07%

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Fed’s Williams says inflation is slowing and labor market is cooling

There is a trend of slowing inflation and some signs of a gradual cooling in the demand for labor, said New York Fed President John Williams on Wednesday.

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Asian markets trading mostly lower as inflation worries linger

Shares were mostly lower in Asia in narrow trading after they barely budged on Wall Street following a mixed batch of earnings reports from big U.S. companies.

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Asian markets mixed despite China’s healthy GDP growth

Asian shares were trading mixed Tuesday as pessimism about global uncertainties remained even as China reported a better-than-expected economic growth data.

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‘Financial surveillance in the West is more like China’s’ than we admit, digital dollar concern reveals

Creating a U.S. central bank digital currency pits national security against individual privacy concerns.

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New York factory index shows increase in activity for first time in five months

The New York Fed’s Empire State business conditions index, a gauge of manufacturing activity in the state, jumped 35.4 points in April to 10.8.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD $29,019 729 2.58%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR €1,716.39 25.60 1.51%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD $89.11 1.16 1.32%
XRPUSD XRP USD $0.4592 0.0040 0.87%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD $116.65 1.26 1.09%
XMRUSD Monero USD $156.22 -0.07 -0.04%