The Dollar posted small gains against most of the majors after Retail Sales data came out 0.5% better than expected 0.4% but eased part of the gains after The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index came out 73.7 worse than expected 74.8. Walls Street closed mixed with NASDAQ advancing 0.28% and the Dow Jones lost -0.44%. Crude oil fell and closed at 74.2$ a barrel, Gold (XAU) almost unchanged closed at 1092.8$ an ounce. Today, US banks will be closed in observance of President's Day.