The Dollar dropped versus the other after Fed Chairman Bernanke said interest rates would remain low to spur growth. Retail Sales came out at 1.4% better than 1% forecast but Core Retail Sales came out 0.2% worse than 0.4% forecast. NASDAQ and Dow Jones reached new 13 month highs with 1.38% and 1.45% gains respectively after Bernanke's speech. Crude gained by 3.3% closing at 78.87$ a barrel and Gold (XAU) jumped by 2.02% closing at 1140.4$ an ounce. Today, PPI is expected stronger with 0.6% versus -0.6% prior. TIC Long-Term Purchases are expected with 27.3B versus 28.6B prior. Industrial Production is expected with 0.4% versus 0.7% prior. FOMC Member Lacker will speak about his economic outlook at the State House Appropriation Committee in Richmond.