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If Things Are So Bad In Europe, Why Euro Is Still Above Parity?

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Things are not so good across the pond. ECB is unable to make the PIIGS pretty even with 1 Trillion Euro lipstick. (LTRO).  Spain bailout is not a matter of if but when. Italy has just announced that their target for reaching budget target will be postponed by one more year. Given all that bad news, why is Euro still above parity? Why the commercials are long Euro week after week for last so many months as you can see in the COT report. What do they know that we are missing?