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The EU summit has so far been a dud. Merkel remains adamant about not using eurobonds or eurobills. The meeting is unlikely to produce any specific details on plans in dealing with troubled banks. This impasse pushed Spanish 10-yr bond yields above 7.0%, while Italy's 10-yr bond auction sold at a 6-month high of 6.19%. Equities were down and the EUR/USD slid to 1.24 from 6/28 European session high of 1.2520.

EUR/USD 4H Chart 7:33AM EDT 6/28/2012


So far this week, the EUR/USD has been in a sideways market, with a little bit of bearish bias. During the 6/28 Asian session, the pair reached above 1.25, but stalled as the EU summit failed to provide any credible solutions yet.

As we gear up for the 6/28 US session, EUR/USD found support at 1.24, trading around 1.2450 at 7:40AM EDT. Under 1.25, the EUR/USD is still bearish.

Looking at the 4H chart, we an see that a push below 1.24 during the 6/28 US session can open up the June lows in the 1.2285-1.23 area.

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