USD surges higher, regaining some lost ground


The American dollars

American dollars

The US dollar (symbol $, code USD) is the fiat currency of the United States of America (USD) and the most traded currency in the world. It was introduced to the United States in the late 18th century, with paper notes not being distributed until the following century. The US dollar, also known informally as the greenback, is the world’s primary reserve currency, largely due to the importance of the US economy on the world stage. Once backed by gold (in the 1900s), the USD is now a purely fiat currency, that is, not backed by a physical commodity. The old gold standard aligned with the US dollar made gold and silver legal tender in the United States, with the guarantee that 1 USD could be converted into one and a half grams of pure gold 24 carats. However, the link to gold was eventually abolished by President Richard Nixon in 1971. Since the removal of the gold standard, the US dollar has become the world’s premier reserve currency. This means that foreign nations hold large amounts of their cash reserves in USD, which accounts for around 65% of global foreign exchange reserves. How to trade the US dollar? traded in pairs. Any retail broker offers exposure to USD in many trading pairs, given its popularity and liquidity. The USD is involved in the majority of the most traded currency pairs, such as EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD and USD/CHF, known as the “four majors” , and “commodity pairs”. , i.e. AUD/USD, USD/CAD and NZD/USD.

The US dollar (symbol $, code USD) is the fiat currency of the United States of America (USD) and the most traded currency in the world. It was introduced to the United States in the late 18th century, with paper notes not being distributed until the following century. The US dollar, also known informally as the greenback, is the world’s primary reserve currency, largely due to the importance of the US economy on the world stage. Once backed by gold (in the 1900s), the USD is now a purely fiat currency, that is, not backed by a physical commodity. The old gold standard aligned with the US dollar made gold and silver legal tender in the United States, with the guarantee that 1 USD could be converted into one and a half grams of pure gold 24 carats. However, the link to gold was eventually abolished by President Richard Nixon in 1971. Since the removal of the gold standard, the US dollar has become the world’s premier reserve currency. This means that foreign nations hold large amounts of their cash reserves in USD, which accounts for around 65% of global foreign exchange reserves. How to trade the US dollar? traded in pairs. Any retail broker offers exposure to USD in many trading pairs, given its popularity and liquidity. The USD is involved in the majority of the most traded currency pairs, such as EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD and USD/CHF, known as the “four majors” , and “commodity pairs”. , i.e. AUD/USD, USD/CAD and NZD/USD.
Read this term is higher across the major FX chart.

  • USD/JPY is back above 128
  • USD/CHF is back above 0.9600 and nears its European timezone high on Monday
  • EUR, AUD, NZD all down
  • GBP/USD falling
  • USD/CAD is a bit higher, BODY is cushioned by the high price of oil

USD index, 10-minute candles:

usd index 31 may 2022

And, for a longer perspective, the table of dails:

daily usd may 31, 2022

I had seen an article about the loss of the USD in favor of the yuan and the RUB. Also some Twitter activity on the USD losing its reserve status… (good policy to ignore people who tweet about what they know nothing about). USD giving this lot a slap in the face.

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