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FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - After the strong upward run in EUR/USD late last week, one that has put the 1.3711 year-high into focus, the next target for buyers, should the level be breached, is near $1.40, notes Marc Chandler, Head of FX Strategy at BBH.

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"The main caveat from our technical analysis is that the euro closed above the top of its Bollinger Band (two standard deviations above the 20-day moving average) two consecutive sessions at the end of last week. "

"Even though the returns in the foreign exchange market are not normally distributed, arguably undermining the value of such concepts as standard deviations in the first, it is still a rare occurrence."

"It did take place this year in June and September and although neither time marked a significant high, there was at least a cent pullback. This would seem to argue against chasing the euro at the start of the week and look for a pullback into the $1.3590-$1.3615 area as a lower risk buying opportunity."
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