The Dollar gained versus the Euro and the Pound after positive outlook for the economy from Fed's Chairman Bernanke and better Trade Balance than forecast. Trade Balance came out better than expected with -30.7B versus -32.8B forecast, showing an unexpected narrowing in the US trade deficit. NASDAQ rose by 0.72% and Dow Jones gained by 0.8%, Crude rose by 1.09% closing at 72.55$ a barrel, Gold (XAU) weakened by 0.55% closing at 1049.6$ an ounce. Today is a Columbus Day in the U.S and Banks which facilitate the majority of Forex volume will be closed.