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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

All 3 Majors Lost Ground Today

All 3 major indices lost some ground today. 1,520,181,760 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.


Shares of DJIA component Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) added $1.15 (+1.77%) to close @ $66.08.

Shares of DJIA component United Technologies (UTX) lost $1.51 (-2.26%) to close @ $65.28.

Miscellaneous Gainers:

Shares of CBOT Holdings Inc. (BOT) added $17.48 (+13.00%) to close @ $151.99 on news that Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings is buying the company is a deal valued at around $8 billion.


Shares of International Securities Exchange Holdings Inc. (ISE) added $2.37 (+4.87%) to close @ $51.02.


Shares of InterContinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) added $4.37 (+5.65%) to close @ $81.67.


Shares of ICOS Corporation (ICOS) added $4.38 (+16.15%) to close @ $31.50 on news that Eli Lilly & Co. is purchasing the company in a deal valued at around $2.1 billion.


Shares of Robbins & Myers Inc. (RBN) added $4.05 (+12.76%) to close @ $35.79.


Shares of Greenbrier Companies (GBX) added $3.17 (+9.29%) to close @ $37.30.


Shares of InterMune Inc. (ITMN) added $4.29 (+25.49%) to close @ $21.12.


Shares of Broadwing Corporation (BWNG) added $2.62 (+19.73%) to close @ $15.90.


Miscellaneous Decliners:

Shares of Callaway Golf (ELY) lost $1.49 (-10.57%) to close @ $12.61.


Shares of Virginia Commerce Bancorp Inc. (VCBI) lost $2.52 (-11.57%) to close @ $19.26.


Shares of AO Smith Corp. (AOS) lost $4.97 (-11.33%) to close @ $38.91.


Shares of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR) lost $1.54 (-8.59%) to close @ $16.38.


Shares of SunOpta Inc. (STKL) lost $1.11 (-9.77%) to close @ $10.25.


Summary of The U.S. Markets
:

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DJIA: Closed @ 11,950.02 (-30.58)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,344.95 (-18.89)

S&P 500: Closed @ 1,364.05 (-5.00)

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NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $59.21/barrel

NY Spot Gold is currently @ $589.60/ounce (-$5.20)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7966 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2554 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.778%


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