The Dollar rose against most majors and traded near a 2 week high against the Euro as concerns the labor market crisis will slow the economic recovery reduced demand for riskier assets before today's U.S. payrolls report. Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the second consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the fifth consecutive month. NASDAQ and Dow Jones fell by 3.06% and 2.09% respectively and Crude Oil closed almost unchanged at 68.54$ a barrel. Gold (XAU) decreased by 1% and closed at 999$ an ounce. Today, Non-Farm Employment Change is expected at -179K vs. -216k previously and the Unemployment Rate is expected higher at 9.8% vs. 9.7% prior.