The Dollar strengthened against most currencies, except for the Euro and the British Pound after Consumer Confidence came out lower than expected at 50.40 vs. 51.00 and Home Price Indices rose more than expected (4.6% vs. 4.0%). NASDAQ declined by 0.36% and Dow Jones rose by 0.12%. Crude oil dropped by 2.32% closing at 77.04$ a barrel, Gold (XAU) declined by 1.84%, closing at 1161.4$ an ounce. Today, Durable goods Orders data, Crude oil inventories data and the beige book are expected to be published affecting the Greenback.