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Saturday, May 07, 2005

Dollar rises on jobs growth

Dollar Sails Higher on Surprising April Jobs Growth

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- The dollar registered strong gains after traders were confounded by news the U.S. economy generated far more jobs than expected in April.

In late-afternoon trading, the euro was down 0.9% to $1.2835, while the dollar rose 0.2% to 104.84 yen.

A gain of 274,000 new jobs last month exceeded an average estimate of 194,000 jobs generated by economists polled by Dow Jones. Other surveys were looking for about 175,000 jobs, although so-called whisper estimates that circulated on trading floors late Thursday put the growth closer to 100,000.

Read further:
MoningStar: Dollar Sails Higher on Surprising April Jobs Growth

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Intraday chart of EUR/USD (from comdirect bank):

EUR/USD Intraday Chart


Anonymous PENNY STOCKS said...

The dollar is dead.

12/03/2012 12:58:00 PM  

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