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EUR/USD Retraces After Bad Fundamentals

November 28, 2007 (Last updated on January 9, 2013) by

EUR/USD seemed almost completely independent of the important fundamental indicators which were signaling the worsening economical situation in USA. EUR/USD was falling by more than 100 pips during the day, but then it returned to a more moderate loss — 50 pips.

Manufacturers’ durable goods orders in October 2007 decreased by $0.9 billion which is 0.4% the previous month value. The consensus forecast for this value was at 0%, meaning that the orders shouldn’t been changing at all.

National Association of Realtors announced its October existing home sales number — 4.97 million annualized, well below both 5.03 million in September and 5.00 expected for October.

Crude oil inventories
reported by the U.S. Department of Energy from November 16 to November 23 declined by 0.4 million barrels, showing another week without an increase, which is so needed after some major inventories downfall several weeks ago.

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