Travelers take advantage of strong US dollar

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It’s a trend we’ve been seeing for some time now. The U.S. dollar is strong and may be getting stronger. The dollar has gained roughly 20 percent in value against other major currencies over the past year. Not good news for U.S. exporters but American travelers are benefiting big-time as the summer travel season gets underway. CCTV America’s Hendrik Sybrandy filed the story from the U.S. state of Colorado.

Travelers take advantage of strong U.S. dollar

Travelers take advantage of strong U.S. dollar

It's a trend we've been seeing for some time now. The U.S. dollar is strong and may be getting stronger. The dollar has gained roughly 20 percent in value against other major currencies over the past year. Not good news for U.S. exporters but American travelers are benefiting big-time as the summer travel season gets underway.


Saruhan Hatipoglu on the U.S. Dollar

Saruhan Hatipoglu discusses various currencies starting with the US dollar.

Saruhan Hatipoglu on the U.S. Dollar

Saruhan Hatipoglu on the U.S. Dollar

Saruhan Hatipoglu discusses various currencies starting with the US dollar.


Investors Bet on virtual currencies

Some lucky bidders won 15 million dollars’ worth of Bitcoins in a government auction. They are part of a haul seized in the FBI’s biggest Bitcoin sting operation. The original owner was convicted of running the Internet’s largest, anonymous black market for illegal drugs – known as Silk Road. But as Rachelle Akuffo explains, investors still want to be in the Bitcoin business.

Investors Bet on virtual currencies

Investors Bet on virtual currencies

Some lucky bidders won 15 million dollars' worth of Bitcoins in a government auction. They are part of a haul seized in the FBI's biggest Bitcoin sting operation. The original owner was convicted of running the Internet's largest, anonymous black market for illegal drugs - known as Silk Road. But as CCTV's Rachelle Akuffo explains, investors still want to be in the Bitcoin business.


Strong U.S. dollar leads to weakening Brazil real
After a Spring rally, the Brazilian real has plummeted once again wearing the unwanted crown of worst performing emerging market currency. The strengthening dollar tells part of the story. The other part is the tumbling Brazilian real. CCTV America’s Paulo Cabral reports on the impact of Brazil’s sinking currency.

Strong U.S. dollar leads to weakening Brazil real

Strong U.S. dollar leads to weakening Brazil real

After a Spring rally, the Brazilian real has plummeted once again wearing the unwanted crown of worst performing emerging market currency. The strengthening dollar tells part of the story. The other part is the tumbling Brazilian real. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral reports on the impact of Brazil's sinking currency.