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The Dollar is Hitting an Eight-Year High Against the Yen

It's been a big day for the U.S. currency.
You'll need more of these to buy dollars.

You'll need more of these to buy dollars.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/BloombergOhsumi/Bloomberg

The U.S. dollar is making a big move higher, strengthening against all 16 major currencies on Tuesday.

Earlier the dollar hit a near eight-year high against the Japanese yen, which some are attributing to U.S. economic data that surprised to the upside and continued tensions in Greece.