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Economic Data (USA)

Thursday, August 10, 2006

The 3 Majors Gained Ground On Cheaper Crude Oil

The 3 major indexes advanced today as crude for September delivery fell to $74 per barrel and New York Spot Gold fell by $15.50 to close @ $635.10 per ounce. 1,592,855,390 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.

Shares of Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) component American International Group (AIG) gained $1.83 to close @ $60.32.

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 11,124.37 (+48.19)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,071.74 (+11.46)

S + P 500: Closed @ 1,271.81 (+5.86)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $74.00/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $635.10/ounce (-$15.50)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7857 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2728 U.S. Dollars

The U.S. Prime Rate (Fed Prime Rate) is 8.25%




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