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Economic Data (USA)

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

All 3 Majors Advanced with A Brand New Record-High Close for The Dow

All 3 major indexes advanced today despite higher crude oil prices, as investors got bullish on news that the Democrats will control the House of Representatives come January (the Democrats are likely to win a majority in the U.S. Senate as well.) The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed with a brand new, all-time record high of 12,176.54. 1,695,753,740 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange®.

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 12,176.54 (+19.77)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,384.94 (+9.06)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,385.72 (+2.88)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $60.11/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $615.00/ounce (-$1.90)

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7821 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.2786 U.S. Dollars

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

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.633%

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