The Dollar weakened against most majors after the FED said the district banks show stability and some improvements. MBA Mortgage claims which came out surprisingly much lower than predicted also put pressure on the Dollar. Wall Street closed down following estimates that Wall Mart will need to raise 200 billion Dollars. NASDAQ and Dow Jones decrease by 0.59% and 0.89% respectively. Crude oil jumped by 2.8%, reaching a yearly record high, closing at 81.37$ a barrel after a smaller than expected increase in oil inventories. Gold (XAU) gained 5.9$ versus the Dollar, closing at 1064$ an ounce. Today, Unemployment Claims are expected to slightly rise from 514K to 516K, FOMC Member Evans Speaks.
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