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U.S. Dollar

The currency of the United States. First issued in 1792, it is the currency used most often in international transactions. After World War II, most world currencies were pegged to the dollar, which was pegged to gold. In 1971, the dollar became a fiat currency. Nevertheless, many currencies are still pegged to the dollar, and it is one of the most important reserve currencies in the world.
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Worldwide gross win from online gambling was at around 30 billion U.
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dollars, the disposition of the SF to buy the chalet and the disposition of the SF proceeds from the sale of the chalet by converting them into U.
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The natural rubber market is widely expressed in U.
com), announced today that it intends to report its financial results in U.

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