The dollar index was off 0.54 to 89.84. Experts bet that the U.S. government would report a $63.00 billion October International Trade deficit, better than the $66.1 billion in September.
The dollar was down at 118.64 yen, even though the Bank of Japan's Tankan survey was weaker than expected and the Tokyo stock market plunged 2%.
The euro was up at $1.2011. The sterling was up at $1.7710 even though U.K. jobless claims rose.