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The Dollar Is Weaker, But That May Not Be A Bad Thing

A strengthening global economy is among the most important forces putting downward pressure on the dollar. Source: agcuesta

The dollar is down nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. That's bad news if you're a tourist traveling to Europe but great news if your U.S. company sells goods overseas.

The greenback's tumble against

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