United States dollar

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Noun1.United States dollar - the basic unit of money in the United StatesUnited States dollar - the basic unit of money in the United States
dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
Eurodollar - a United States dollar deposited in a European bank and used as an international currency to finance trade
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Taipei, April 23, 2012 (CENS) -- Taking advantage of the interest-rate differential between Taiwan and mainland China, many Taiwanese businessmen have borrowed U.S. dollar loans from Taiwanese banks and deposited them at mainland Chinese banks, a practice known as "carry trade."
Hong Kong will maintain its currency peg with the U.S. dollar, the head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said Thursday shortly after China dropped its policy of pegging the yuan to the U.S.
Also, the sinking U.S. dollar and the soaring Canadian dollar have clearly hurt export-dependent Canada.
Economic policy analysts and formulators have been kept busy in recent years deciding if or when China should cease to peg the value of its currency, the yuan, to the U.S. dollar.
Fred Bergsten, America's most authoritative proponent of the theory that the U.S. dollar is "'overvalued" and "overrated," on January 4, 2002, described the precise circumstances under which the dollar would be dethroned from its status as the world's international reserve currency.
Several schedules require reporting in functional currency and conversion to U.S. dollar amounts (Schedules C and H).
The regulations under subpart J seem to reflect a transaction's true economic substance, but only when an individual whose functional currency is the U.S. dollar purchases an asset.
Currency risk is also a part of the equation when investing overseas; since the performance of foreign stocks is partially driven by the value of the U.S. dollar. When you put $1,000 in an international fund, you're actually buying foreign currency your dollars--for French francs, Japanese yen or German marks--in order to buy stocks.
With the sharp appreciation of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar from 125 to nearly 100 in the first six months of 1993, one wonders whether the fools have migrated to the foreign exchange market.
U.S. dollar account balances held at Chase-Tokyo at the end of the Tokyo business day can be moved by advising Chase-Tokyo to transfer part or all of the balance in New York during the U.S.
Along with ADB's assistance, the Uzbekistan Fund for Reconstruction and Development will provide a 270 million U.S. dollar loan.
The topic is the topsy-turvy currency market and the effects of the devalued U.S. dollar on our integrated, global pulp and paper industry.

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