The Dollar strengthened against most majors as stocks weakened and commodities fell after Federal Reserve Bernanke said the U.S. economy still faces significant headwinds, including a housing sector that has yet to recover convincingly and an ailing employment market, led the investors to sell higher risking assets. NASDAQ and Dow Jones weakened by 0.23% and 0.66% respectively, Crude oil fell by 1.1% closing at 85.88$ a barrel, Gold(XAU) rose by 1.5% closing at 1153$ an ounce . Today, Unemployment Claims are expected to decrease from 439K to 434K, FOMC Member Kohn Speaks.