U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength After falling against foreign currencies for the better part of a year, the U.S. dollar is getting stronger, a sign that overseas investors now see the U.S. economy as a reliable place to put their money. But analysts say a stronger dollar could hurt U.S. companies that depend on a weaker dollar to stay competitive in foreign markets. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.
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U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength

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U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength

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U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength

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After falling against foreign currencies for the better part of a year, the U.S. dollar is getting stronger, a sign that overseas investors now see the U.S. economy as a reliable place to put their money. But analysts say a stronger dollar could hurt U.S. companies that depend on a weaker dollar to stay competitive in foreign markets. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.