19 Top Stocks for a Weak U.S. Dollar

A weak dollar can prop up the financial results of U.S. multinationals that do a brisk overseas business. These are 19 of the top stocks for a struggling greenback.

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Historically, the U.S. dollar has been among the safest and most respected currencies in the entire world. That preferred status likely will not change significantly anytime soon, given America's comparatively strong economy and stable government.

However, it's worth noting that we've been sliding into a weaker-dollar environment for months, ever since the coronavirus pandemic struck in earnest this spring. Case in point: The U.S. dollar index – a measure of the greenback vs. a basket of other currencies including the euro and the Japanese yen – has declined about 10% since March.

Disclaimer

Data is as of Aug. 9. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Jeff Reeves
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Jeff Reeves writes about equity markets and exchange-traded funds for Kiplinger. A veteran journalist with extensive capital markets experience, Jeff has written about Wall Street and investing since 2008. His work has appeared in numerous respected finance outlets, including CNBC, the Fox Business Network, the Wall Street Journal digital network, USA Today and CNN Money.