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US Data this afternoon

25 November 2009
Anyone who needs to send money to the USA should be aware of a raft of data releases due out this afternoon.

Yesterday's GDP figure was negative, giving slightly better rates for transferring US Dollars. Today we have the following, all realeased at 1330 UK time:
  • Durable Goods Orders
  • Jobless Claims
  • Personal Consumption
  • Personal Income

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US Dollar weaker on trade balance data

15 November 2009
US Dollar rates have continued to improve slightly, after Friday's weaker-than-expected US trade balance figures.

September's defecit was $36.5bn, over $4bn worse than market expectations.

The US consumer sentiment survey published on Friday was also negative, giving the US Dollar some further weakness - good news for anyone sending money to the USA.

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