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Euro Rises, British Pound Lifts, and a Porky Currency Is Born

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

Hope for a court ruling lifts the euro, and Oscar Mayer plans to barter with bacon — it's time for your FX Fix.

The euro hit a four-month high on optimism that a German court will issue a ruling bolstering the bailout. [CNBC]

A top German court on Wednesday intends to issue a ruling on the constitutionality of the euro bailout. [fxstreet.com]

The Singapore dollar hit a one-year high as the euro rebounded on hopes for the German court ruling. [Reuters]

Speculation that the Federal Reserve will announce further easing sent the dollar lower against the yen. [Reuters]

The U.K. trade deficit dropped to its lowest point in 2012, and the British pound rose. [dailyfx.com]

Oscar Mayer is promoting a new bacon as a new currency. Really. [NYT]

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