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A US dollar on deposit with a bank abroad, especially in Europe.
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(Currencies) (sometimes capital) a US dollar as part of a European holding. See eurocurrency
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(ˈyʊər əˌdɒl ər, ˈyɜr-)

a U.S. dollar deposited in or credited to a European bank.
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Noun1.Eurodollar - a United States dollar deposited in a European bank and used as an international currency to finance trade
Eurocurrency - currency of the major financial and industrial countries held in those countries for the purpose of lending and borrowing
United States dollar - the basic unit of money in the United States
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[ˈjʊərəʊˌdɒləʳ] Neurodólar m
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[ˈjʊərəəʊdɒlər] neurodollar m
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nEurodollar m
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[ˈjʊərəʊˌdɒləʳ] neurodollaro
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References in periodicals archive ?
KANE, THE EURODOLLAR MARKET AND THE YEARS OF CRISIS 132-33 (1983) (discussing the creation of Eurodollars).
Treasury securities and rates on retail deposit widened, such retail deposit inflows likely helped bank profitability, as rates paid on managed liabilities, such as term Eurodollars and large time deposits, are typically higher than those on retail deposits.
In time, all offshore dollar deposits came to be referred to as Eurodollars, and the banks that accepted these deposits and made loans from them became Eurobanks.
This system was organized around Eurodollars, a name that originally meant dollar deposits in bank branches in Europe but now simply refers to dollars that circulate outside the United States, which are used for world trade and do not come under the regulatory authority of the American government.
Pozin says that companies shifted sweep assets into deposit accounts and direct purchases of overnight investments such as repurchase agreements, eurodollars and money market mutual funds.
Eurodollars are dollar-denominated deposit liabilities of banks outside the United States.
Googling a runner Ted Spread 2.50 York The TED spread is the price difference between three-month futures contracts for US Treasuries and three-month contracts for Eurodollars having identical expiration months.
Court filings showed that the deal, whose value was not disclosed, consisted of Lehman programme securities, mostly denominated in Eurodollars. The New York-based Fir Tree Value Master Fund owned about USD290m in Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc claims.
"You could pay with eurodollars, which are dollar-denominated accounts that could be issued by any bank anywhere in the world.
And the eurodollars futures prices don't necessarily follow the assumptions of the BS model.