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Disarray in U.S. budget talks sends greenback higher

U.S. dollar bills are displayed in Toronto in this posed photo, March 26, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

U.S. dollar bills are displayed in Toronto in this posed photo, March 26, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

U.S. dollar bills are displayed in Toronto in this posed photo, March 26, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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A one Euro coin is displayed in water in Munich August 20, 2012. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

A one Euro coin is displayed in water in Munich August 20, 2012. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

A one Euro coin is displayed in water in Munich August 20, 2012. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle
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