• U.S. growth worries hit dollar, euro nears $1.29

    The dollar hit a two-month low against the euro and a basket of major currencies on Thursday as soft inflation and manufacturing data added to concern about the strength of the U.S. economy. Data showing third straight monthly decline in producer prices came a day after Federal Reserve meeting minutes revealed policymakers think they may need to do more to boost the economy if a sputtering recovery slows any further.