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Economic Data (USA)

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

All 3 Majors Advanced Today On Positive New Homes Sales Report

All 3 major indices gained ground today on a positive New Homes Sales report. Gains were limited by a discouraging report on Durable Goods Orders. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) got even closer to its all-time high today, closing @ 11,689.24. 1,727,928,090 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.

Shares of DJIA component Altria Group (MO) added $1.53 (+2.02) to close @ $77.29.

Shares of DJIA component Verizon (VZ) lost $1.18 (-3.11%) to close @ $36.78.

Shares of Foxhollow Technologies Inc. (FOXH) gained $5.55 (+20.37%) to close @ $32.80.

Shares of Core Laboratories NV (CLB) gained $2.85 (+4.72%) to close @ $63.18.

Shares of Actuant Corporation (ATU) gained $3.19 (+6.87%) to close @ $49.61.

Shares of Alon USA Energy Inc. (ALJ) gained $2.32 (+8.66%) to close @ $29.12.

Shares of HB Fuller Co. (FUL) gained $4.77 (+23.44%) to close @ $25.12.

Shares of DIVX (DIVX) gained $3.50 (+19.31%) to close @ $21.63.

Shares of Cambridge Display Technology Inc. (OLED) gained $1.60 (+35.01%) to close @ $6.17. Cambridge Display Technology has failed to meet NASDAQ Global Market continued listing requirement(s).

Shares of NYSE Group (NYX) lost $2.05 (-2.80%) to close @ $71.25. NYSE Group owns the New York Stock Exchange®.

Shares of Red Hat Inc. (RHAT) lost $6.11 (-23.21%) to close @ $20.21.

Shares of Molecular Devices Corporation (MDCC) lost $3.81 (-17.45%) to close @ $18.03.

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 11,689.24 (+19.85)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,263.39 (+2.05)

S + P 500: Closed @ 1,336.59 (+0.25)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $62.97/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $597.60/ounce (+$6.50)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7858 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2725 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.594%

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