Definition of 'greenback'
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With oil and gas priced in dollars, a stronger greenback unsettled energy companies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With commodities priced in dollars, a stronger greenback hurt miners and oil companies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For oil companies and miners, the greenback is the currency in which their products are priced. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A stronger greenback makes gold more expensive for anyone who doesn't earn or own dollars. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Oil is priced in dollars and the greenback's weakness was crude's strength. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Investors could move into stocks that pay for goods or services in dollars, which will benefit from the greenback's decline. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A dearer greenback makes the metals, priced in the currency, more expensive to overseas buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A weaker greenback makes precious metal, and other commodities, more expensive for investors holding other currencies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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