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Who wins and who loses from the falling greenback Add to ...

The sinking U.S. dollar and its soaring Canadian counterpart are no black-and-white investing story. Spotting the shades of grey could be a key to navigating the financial markets this year.

The U.S. buck took another blow to the chin this week, sinking to its lowest levels since July, 2008, after the U.S. Federal Reserve Board unveiled its latest monetary-policy decision with no hint of interest-rate increases on the horizon. The prospect of indefinitely stilted U.S. rates is sending foreign-exchange traders to other options - including the Canadian dollar.

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