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Greenback

Informal for the U.S. dollar. The term derives from the fact that dollar bills are green; it dates back to the American Civil War. See also: Loonie.
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Unless the notes supply some transactions services that allow the premium to be lower (doubtful when cheaper Greenback dollars could be used instead), notes are as costly as bonds.
The National Park Service has opened the beaver ponds to catch-and-release fishing for greenback cutthroat trout, the native species in this part of Colorado and the focus of an intense restoration program in the park.
The Greenback Labor Party, the Knights of Labor, and the United Mine Workers of America, all sanctioned the development of racially segregated constituent bodies.
The greenback experiment was an important innovation in money, as greenbacks were the first notes backed only by themselves.
In terms of long-run price stability, for example, the greenback equilibrium might seem inferior to the gold equilibrium.
50 on January 8th due to shortage of greenback on back of SBP's notification on January 1st.
The dollar index which measures the greenback against a basket of peers, edged up 0.
The unit has reached a series of six-year lows in recent weeks in the face of a greenback rising on expectations of sharper US interest rate hikes, with President-elect Donald Trump pledging during his campaign to ramp up spending and cut taxes.
A weaker rupee will boost remittances in rupee terms from the UAE and other Gulf countries and at the same it will also help Indian exporters to remain competitive in international market where the greenback is strong against all currencies, UAE Exchange president Y.
Summary: Sterling's rise against the dollar in the wake of the Bank of England's new "forward guidance" on monetary policy may have some room to run but factors favouring the greenback may cap the pound's rally.
4, 2012 (CENS) -- Taiwan's NT-dollar traded against the greenback at NT$30.
The US greenback and Japanese yen gained the upper hand today, amid return