Euro falls to $1.41 from $1.44 on bank fears

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Specialist Arthur Andrews, foreground, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  The euro fell 2.5 percent vs the U.S. dollar, its biggest one-day drop ever, after Germany, Holland-Belgium, and the UK had to bail out banks, raising fears of more losses to come. The dollar rose by comparison because U.S. bank losses are better understood. Bloomberg story here.