The Dollar gained versus the Euro and the Yen and weakened versus the Pound after better than expected Consumer Confidence gave a positive tone for the Dollar. NASDAQ and Dow Jones gained by 0.26% and 0.11% respectively after strong earnings from Apple and Verizon. Crude Oil gained by 0.54% closing at 82.61$ a barrel. Gold (XAU) weakened by -0.65% closing at 1,102.8$ an ounce. Today, ADP Non Farm Employment Change is expected positive with 40K versus -20K prior. Factory Orders are expected with 0.5% versus 1.7% prior. Crude Oil Inventories are expected with 2.4M versus 7.3M prior.