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Economic Data (USA)

Monday, September 18, 2006

NASDAQ Closed Essentially Flat, Modest Gain for The S&P 500 and The DJIA Retreated Today

The NASDAQ Composite gained less than one point, a modest gain for the S + P 500 Index, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost some ground today as investors braced for tomorrow's Producer Price Index (PPI) report and Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. 1,503,806,150 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange┬«.

Shares of DJIA component Caterpillar (CAT) added $1.56 (+2.38%) to close @ $66.99.

Shares of DJIA component Exxon Mobil (XOM) added $1.65 (+2.55%) to close @ $66.30.

Shares of Northern Empire Bancshares (NREB) added $3.97 (+16.56%) to close @ $27.95.

Shares of AMREP Corporation (AXR) added $3.32 (+7.60%) to close @ $47.00.

Shares of Plains Exploration & Production Co. (PXP) added $3.86 (+9.68%) to close @ $43.72.

Shares of Premium Standard Farms Inc. (PORK) added $2.26 (+12.75%) to close @ $19.99.

Shares of Symbol Technologies, Inc. (SBL) added $1.96 (+15.42%) to close @ $14.67.

Shares of First Data Corporation (FDC) lost $3.40 (-7.61%) to close @ $41.25.

Shares of Aftermarket Technology Corporation (ATAC) lost $3.19 (-15.07%) to close @ $17.98.

Shares of Gevity HR Inc. (GVHR) lost $3.31 (-13.66%) to close @ $20.92.

Shares of HealthSpring Inc. (HS) lost $2.43 (-10.90%) to close @ $19.87.

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 11,555.00 (-5.77)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,235.75 (+0.16)

S&P 500: Closed @ 1,321.18 (+1.31)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $63.80/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $586.00/ounce (+$8.70)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7865 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2714 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.81%

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