Between problems in Europe and problems in the US the EUR/USD currency pair has it's fair share of up's and down's. Troubles with the European Union namely Italian and Spanish bond yields coupled with a Non Farm Payroll miss in the US means traders of the pair have some big decisions to make. Friday, after the jobs number came out the reaction was clear, Euro up, Dollar down which was strange to some as the US index futures were taking a hit at the same time the dollar was. This was a product of a reversal in the trend of US dollar inflows supporting the dollar recently. The US was the least ugliest duck in the pond so money flowed in to buy US assets. The recent rise in Spanish bond yields is the real culprit I suspect though. The US jobs number was just the straw that broke the camels back. That will make the pressure to raise Euro's stronger than the pressure to raise dollars in the coming week as a lot of the inflow into the US came from Europe.. Also the likelihood of more US QE should weaken the dollar across the board.  A look at the pair on a monthly chart shows the roller coaster ride traders have been on for the past 3 years. . Notice the last two months on the chart show…
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