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Economic Data (USA)

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

All 3 Majors Gained, With A New, All-Time High for The Dow

NYMEX crude oil for future delivery fell below the $59 mark today; the sharp decline in crude prices helped all 3 major indices to advance, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closing at a new, all-time record high of 11,727.34. The price on New York Spot Gold fell by more than $20. 1,702,608,750 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.

Shares of DJIA component Boeing (BA) gained $1.81 (+2.26%) to close @ $81.78 on news that delivery of the Airbus A380 Superjumbo will be delayed another year.

Shares of DJIA component Wal-Mart (WMT) gained $1.02 (+2.11%) to close @ $49.46.

Shares of DJIA component Exxon-Mobil (XOM) lost $1.59 (-2.37%) to close @ $65.41.

Shares of WESCO International Inc. (WCC) added $4.85 (+8.52%) to close @ $61.76.

Shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) added $2.80 (+32.18%) to close @ $11.50.

Shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) added $1.79 (+35.38%) to close @ $6.85.

Shares of Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) lost $10.90 (-17.90%) to close @ $50.00.

Shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO) lost $4.61 (-6.73%) to close @ $63.90.

Shares of Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (AEM) lost $2.94 (-9.35%) to close @ $28.52.

Shares of PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund (PTY) lost $1.85 (-10.29%) to close @ $16.13.

Shares of Imperial Sugar WTS (IPSUW) lost $2.06 (-21.15%) to close @ $7.69.

Shares of Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (ITP) lost $1.29 (-20.19%) to close @ $5.10.

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 11,727.34 (+56.99)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,243.65 (+6.05)

S&P 500: Closed @ 1,334.11 (+2.79)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $58.61/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $576.40/ounce (-$21.20)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.786 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2722 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.616%

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