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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

The 3 Majors Gained Today As The Fed Elected To Keep Interest Rates Steady

All 3 major indices advanced today as the Fed decided to keep interest rates at their current level. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed with a brand new record high: 12,134.68. 1,830,141,800 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.


Summary of The U.S. Markets:

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DJIA: Closed @ 12,134.68 (+6.80)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,356.59 (+11.75)

S&P 500: Closed @ 1,382.22 (+4.84)

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NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $61.64/barrel

NY Spot Gold is currently @ $589.40/ounce (+$2.20)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7926 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2618 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.773%


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