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Wednesday, Jan 30
The euro and European stocks take divergent courses ahead of the FOMC's decision later, while...
The euro and European stocks take divergent courses ahead of the FOMC's decision later, while U.S. equities are mostly flat. The euro breaks above $1.35 for the first time in 13 months and is now +0.5% at $1.3556, with the recent spike helped by confidence that the eurozone crisis just may be over and the repayment by banks of cheap ECB loans. EU Stoxx 50 -0.2%, London flat, Paris -0.1%, Frankfurt -0.1%. Dow and S&P flat, Nasdaq +0.1%.