The dollar traded mixed against the major currencies with favor to risk aversion after the Core Durable Goods Orders came out 0.9% worse than expected 1.1% and the Initial Jobless Claims came out 457K better than expected 460K. The Stock markets declined with NASDAQ decreasing -1.63% and Dow Jones fell by -1.41%. Crude Oil climbed back a little closing at 76.5$ a barrel. Gold (XAU) appreciated closing at 1,243$ an ounce. Today, the GDP is expected unchanged at 3% and the Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index is expected at 75.3 vs. 75.5 previously.