Mixed fundamental reports coming out from the US today pushed the EUR/USD currency pair up to a new record maximum level since late December 2009. While there are positive news about the consumer confidence levels and the optimism from the yesterday’s new home sales report, the
Consumer confidence rose from 63.8 (adjusted positively from 63.4) to 65.4 in April in the United States. A growth to 64.5 was expected by the traders. (Event B on the chart.)
Richmond Fed manufacturing index surprisingly declined from 20 to 10 in April. It was expected to remain unchanged this month. (Event B on the chart.)
Yesterday, a report on new home sales in the US was released. They rose from 270k to 300k annual
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