American Dollar lost 8 % against major currencies – Aug. 2017

….What has long been considered an indomitable haven — the American dollar — may no longer be a sure thing. Since the beginning of the year, the dollar has surrendered nearly 8 percent against major currencies.
And West Virginia hopes to buoy its economy by making high school more like the workplace. Educators say they want more help from Washington to implement one of President Trump’s promises: reviving vocational education….

— New York Times, 8 13 17

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