After hitting a high of $1.51 just six months ago, the euro broke the $1.30 level and is currently trading at $1.28. Greece’s inability to repay its debts has dragged down the euro and proposed austerity measures have led to rioting.
After European Union eventually bails out Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Italy the euro might trade on parity with the dollar!
I wish I hadn’t been so quick to close my long position on the EUO May $21 calls last week!
With the financial crisis and currency devaluation, the long term prospects for gold are still looking good too.