The Dollar continue to strengthen versus most majors yesterday’s FED announcement which helped push the Dollar higher. Durable goods orders rose in December, pointing to a pickup in business investment that will help the U.S. economy grow. Ben Bernanke won Senate approval for a second term as Federal Reserve chairman, as supporters who credited his actions to stem the financial crisis and recession overcame opponents saying he failed to prevent them. NASDAQ and Dow Jones fell by 1.91% and 1.13% respectively. Crude oil closed almost unchanged at 73.64$ a barrel. Gold (XAU) decreased by 0.1%, closing at 1084$ an ounce. Today, Advance GDP is expected to rise from 2.2% to 4.5%.
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