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Japanese yen sees wild swing amid intervention fears after falling to nearly 1-year low versus dollar

The yen surges versus the U.S. dollar in volatile trade amid fears of Japanese intervention.

Japan ready to take action if yen falls sharply, finance minister says

The Japanese government stands ready to take action if the yen weakens too sharply, Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said Tuesday.

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Costco membership-fee hike is coming

Price hikes will come for Costco memberships, its executive leadership confirms, but just when shoppers can expect the increase remains unknown.

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U.S. dollar strength isn’t why some companies’ quarterly earnings will be weak

The dollar may be a convenient whipping boy, but the blame game is hardly a profitable investment strategy.

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Asian markets dip with eyes on China’s economy, possible U.S. shutdown

Asian shares were muted Tuesday over worries about a possible U.S. government shutdown and the troubled Chinese economy.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro $1.0461 -0.0005 -0.05%
USDJPY Japanese Yen ¥149.25 0.23 0.15%
GBPUSD British Pound $1.2061 -0.0016 -0.13%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar $0.6303 0.0001 0.02%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 107.12 0.12 0.11%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 100.87 0.08 0.08%

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South Korea to extend forex trading hours starting in October

South Korea will extend its onshore foreign-exchange trading hours and ease rules on foreign traders next month, in a push to advance its money market.

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Why a surging U.S. dollar is about to become a problem for stock-market bulls

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Big deficits, easy money threaten U.S. dollar’s global dominance

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Philadelphia Fed manufacturing gauge falls back into contraction territory in September

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This former Fed insider has 3 big takeaways from Powell’s press conference

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD $27,377 -19 -0.07%