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Economic Data (USA)

Friday, December 29, 2006

The 3 Majors Declined On The Day, But Advanced On Both The Week and The Year

All 3 major indexes lost some ground today, but all 3 gained for the week and for the year. 1,024,068,520 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.

For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) gained 119.93 points (+0.972%), the NASDAQ Composite Index added 14.11 points (+0.588%), and the S and P 500 Index advanced by 7.54 points (+0.534%).

For the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) added 1,745.65 points (+16.288%), the NASDAQ Composite Index added 209.97 points (+9.521%), and the S and P 500 Index added 170.01 points (+13.619%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets:


DJIA: Closed @ 12,463.15 (-38.37)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,415.29 (-10.28)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,418.30 (-6.43)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future closed @ $61.05/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $636.00/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7576 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.3199 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 5.25%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.71%

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