EUR/USD is currently down at an unusually slow rate after declining for four days at a rather fast pace. It looks like the markets aren’t yet ready for a stronger growth of dollar and need to wait a little time before continuing a strong bearish trend on EUR/USD currency pair, which is now trading near 1.2807 level — such rate was unimaginable to the Forex traders just 3 months ago.
Initial jobless claims rose from 463k to 478k last week; they were expected to grow to 468k.
House price index fell by 0.6% in August, following the 0.8% (revised down from 0.6%) decrease in July. The market analysts expected a decline by 0.5% in August.