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#US Dollar

# us-dollar - Monday 15 October, 2012

Panama wants to adopt the euro as legal tender

President Ricardo Martinelli is in Germany – and has told Angela Merkel he wants to use the euro alongside the US dollar.

# us-dollar - Friday 27 January, 2012

DPP to examine whether Garland should be prosecuted in Ireland

Former Workers’ Party president Seán Garland may be prosecuted in Ireland, despite not being extradited to the United States.

# us-dollar - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

High Court rejects application to extradite former IRA veteran

The United States had sought the extradition of Seán Garland over alleged links to a North Korean dollar counterfeiting plot.

# us-dollar - Friday 7 October, 2011

US Senate delays vote to sanction China over 'currency wars'

A bill placing economic sanctions on China for devaluing its currency is delayed, and may not make it through the House anyway.

# us-dollar - Monday 8 August, 2011

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history

The Dow Jones ends its day deep in the red, as the S&P loses 6.6 per cent and the NASDAQ sheds nearly 7 per cent of its value.

Take 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

US markets continue nosedive as investors dump shares for bonds

The US bond market responds brilliantly to the S&P downgrade, but the world’s stock markets are the obvious victims.

# us-dollar - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

US debt relief is short lived as dollar and stock markets slide

The world’s stock markets are all down, as the joy over the US deal to avert a default quickly peters out.

# us-dollar - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Is the dollar poised for a crash?

US stock analyst Richard Russell claims the dollar has lost all stability and is about to crash.

# us-dollar - Friday 24 September, 2010

Commodity markets enjoy golden moment at $1300/oz

The price of gold hits another record high as investors get itchy about stocks and stick for old reliables.