The currency of the United States. One of the major currencies traded. Currency code (USD)
The USD (United States dollar) is the official currency of the United States of America. The United States dollar, or U.S. dollar, is made up of 100 cents. It is represented by the symbol $ or US$ to differentiate it from other dollar-based currencies.
The U.S. dollar is considered a benchmark currency and is the most-used currency in transactions across the world. In addition, it is used as the official currency in many territories outside of the U.S., while many others use it alongside their own as an unofficial currency.