dollar dollar  /ˈdɑ lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
  2. (n) a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  3. (n) a United States coin worth one dollar
  4. (n) a symbol of commercialism or greed

Usage(s):

  1. The slow-starting campaign toward Canada's national election on June 18 seemed an election in search of an issuean easy-to-grasp, dollars-and-cents sort of issue.
  2. The dollar estimate of this bailout is just that an estimate.
  3. A cashier at a Bureau de Change counts out American dollars on April 17, 2007 in London.

News

  1. Dollar Correlates to Stocks in Economy Obama Desires: Currencies

    The dollar is moving more in tandem with stocks than any time since 2008 in a sign that traders are gaining confidence in the sustainability of the U.S. recovery.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Dollar Hits 2-Month Low vs. Yen, Eyes Retail Sales Data for Help

    Dollar Hits 2-Month Low vs. Yen, Eyes Retail Sales Data for Help
    on June 13, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Dollar Tumbles Against Yen

    Dollar Tumbles Against Yen
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "As if shoving a trillion-dollar government takeover of healthcare down the throat of a disapproving American public wasn't enough, apparently the Obama administration intends to arrogantly circumvent the American people yet again by...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "We are attentive to the implications of changes in the value of the dollar for inflation and inflation expectations," Bernanke said, in a relatively rare public discussion of the dollar.
    on Jun 5, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "Some on Wall Street forgot that behind every dollar traded or leveraged, there's family looking to buy a house, or pay for an education, open a business, save for retirement," Obama told an audience that included Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

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