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Flash: EUR/USD in trouble? – TD Securities

FXstreet.com (New York) – The EUR/USD is under pressure this morning with safe haven flows and the Fed-tapering theme continuing to benefit the USD, suggests the TD Securities Team.

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Higher German unemployment was the only notable fundamental development overnight, and did not help the EUR’s cause, but the flood toward the USD had already seen EUR/USD break below the 1.33 handle earlier on.

“Short-term German-US spreads also continued to widen for a fourth consecutive day, corroborating pressure on the FX spot rate. Looking at the historical relationship of the rate spread and the spot rate over the past …read more