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  • Dollar Rises Against Mark And Yen

    The dollar rose Tuesday against the German mark and the Japanese yen, spurred by strong economic indications in the United States and the failure of Japanese stocks to rise significantly. …


  • Dollar Up In Europe

    The dollar rose against most other major currencies in European trading Monday. Gold prices fell. In London, the dollar was quoted in late trading at 132.13 Japanese yen, up from …


  • Dollar Falls Vs. Key Currencies

    The dollar fell against other major currencies Thursday, slipping against the yen after Japan’s ruling party announced plans to pour $124 billion into the country’s ailing economy. The U.S. currency …


  • Dollar Tumbles Against Yen

    The dollar fell sharply against the Japanese yen Wednesday, as traders worried that the central bank of Japan would sell the U.S. currency in a bid to support the yen. …


  • Dollar Mixed In Quiet Session

    The dollar was mixed against other major currencies in a quiet session Monday as anxiety about Japan’s upcoming fiscal stimulus package kept trading in a tight range. The dollar finished …


  • Dollar Gains On Major Currencies

    The dollar hit a second consecutive, two-month high against the Japanese yen Thursday, helping the dollar rise against most major currencies. The U.S. currency ran up because of technical reasons …


  • Dollar Weakens Vs. British Pound

    The dollar weakened against the British pound Tuesday after the British government’s new budget gave the Bank of England little reason not to raise interest rates. The budget includes no …


  • Dollar Rises Against Yen, Mark

    The dollar jumped to a two-month high against the Japanese yen Monday as rumors of further arrests at Japan’s Finance Ministry added to traders’ worries about the country’s fragile economy. …


  • Dollar Gains Ground On Mark

    The dollar rose slightly against the German mark in quiet trading Tuesday on indications that Europe may continue to have lower interest rates than the United States. But the dollar …


  • Swiss Franc’s Fall Boosts Dollar

    The dollar rose against European currencies Wednesday as the Swiss franc sold off and the U.S. currency also gained against the Japanese yen on doubts about the strength of Asian …


  • Dollar Gains Ground On Yen

    The dollar rose against the yen Tuesday on worries about a Japanese financial scandal and whether the government would take further steps to revive the economy. As traders sold yen, …


  • Dollar Falls Against Yen And Mark

    The dollar continued its slide against the yen Monday as yet another Japanese official speculated aloud about stronger efforts to spark Japan’s economy, talk that pushed both the yen and …


  • Dollar Falls Against Yen

    The dollar fell more than a full yen against the Japanese currency during a daylong slide prompted by indications Japanese officials would yet produce a strong economic recovery package. The …


  • Stock Rally Boosts Greenback

    The dollar rose sharply against most major currencies Wednesday as U.S. stocks rose to new heights and more encouraging words on the U.S. economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. …


  • Dollar Lower On Rubin Rumors

    The dollar dropped to a 2-1/2-week low against the German mark and slipped vs. the Japanese yen Monday on market rumors that Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin would resign and on …


  • Dollar Dips Against Key Currencies

    The dollar fell against most major currencies Thursday following a U.S. government report of a wider-than-expected foreign trade gap. The dollar briefly rebounded from the day’s lows on continuing speculation …


  • Profit-Taking Causes Dollar To Dip

    The dollar slipped slightly against major currencies Wednesday amid profit-taking ahead of U.S. trade deficit figures, the unveiling of the Japanese fiscal stimulus package and the weekend meeting of the …


  • Dollar Gains Ground On Yen, Mark

    The dollar rose to its highest levels in more than two weeks against the Japanese yen and German mark Tuesday on lingering doubts about the strength of Japan’s planned economic …


  • Dollar Gains Ground On Yen

    The dollar rose against the Japanese yen Thursday amid rumors that Japanese officials can’t assemble as strong a fiscal stimulus package as presumed. The dollar fell against the German mark, …


  • Dollar Hits 3-Month Low Vs. Yen

    The dollar fell to a three-month low against the Japanese yen in a broad decline during lackluster trading Tuesday, failing to get a lift out of Wall Street’s record-shattering rise. …


  • Dollar Hits 3-Month Low Vs. Yen

    The dollar plunged to a three-month low against the Japanese yen Wednesday as Japan passed a special income tax cut to energize the country’s ailing economy. The tax cut strengthened …


  • Dollar Falls As Yen Strengthens

    The dollar fell Tuesday against the Japanese yen, which gained strength from rebounds in Southeast Asian currencies and markets. The dollar also was down against the German mark and Swiss …


  • Dollar Falls Vs. Major Currencies

    The dollar fell against major currencies Monday as traders switched strategies and pushed Asian currency and stock markets higher by pulling funds out of the safe haven of U.S. Treasury …


  • Dollar Rises With Stocks, Bonds

    The dollar rose Thursday, spurred by a strong showing in U.S. stocks and bonds and comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan that the Asian currency crisis would have only …


  • Dollar Turns In Mixed Performance

    The dollar rose against the German mark and fell against the Japanese yen Wednesday as traders dumped the mark and bought yen. When such trades occur, the dollar gains against …


  • Dollar Rises Vs. Most Currencies

    The dollar, already on the rise Monday against most major currencies, got a lift when President Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern. The dollar …


  • Dollar Climbs Against Yen

    The dollar rose against the Japanese yen Thursday amid increased scrutiny about economic troubles in Japan and throughout Asia. Those same concerns boosted major European currencies, forcing the dollar downward …


  • Dollar Tumbles Against Yen, Mark

    The dollar fell sharply Wednesday against the Japanese yen and German mark as evidence grew of the widening U.S. fallout from Asia’s financial turmoil. But the U.S. currency climbed to …


  • Dollar Loses Ground To Yen

    The dollar extended its modest slide against the Japanese yen Tuesday as currency traders continued to view Japan as the safest haven in Asia. Overall the dollar rose against major …


  • Dollar Turns In Mixed Performance

    The dollar finished mixed Thursday, dropping below 130 Japanese yen for the first time in two weeks after Indonesia agreed to a sweeping reform package that boosted traders’ optimism about …

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