With turmoil still in Afghanistan, and the workforce at a low, many stocks have fallen throughout the day. The dollar (DXY) holds around 93.13 into the late market hours with the stock market close looming. GOLD saw a rise to the $1790 range with some consolidation amidst forming a bearish flag pattern towards the $1785 area. We'll follow these pairs going into the close and into after hours as the stock market will likely close red for today.