The Dollar traded with a narrow range versus most majors as mixed data was released in the US. The initial Jobless claims rose by 17K coming at 474K but the trade balance deficit in the U.S. unexpectedly narrowed in October to -32.9B as rebounding economies overseas and a weaker dollar pushed exports up for a sixth consecutive month. NASDAQ and Dow Jones rose by 0.33% and 0.67% respectively, following the trade balance. Crude oil decreased by 0.2% closing at 70.54$ a barrel. The oil traded the first time this month below 70$. Gold (XAU) rose by 0.5% closing at 1125.7$ an ounce. Today, Retail Sales is expected at 0.6% vs. 1.4% previously and Michigan Consumer Sentiment is expected at 69.1 vs. 67.4.