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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Friday, December 08, 2006

All 3 Majors Gained On The day, and For The Week

All 3 major indexes advanced today on news that an estimated 132,000 jobs were added to the U.S. workforce last month. 1,361,837,510 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.


For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) added 113.36 points (+0.93%), the NASDAQ Composite Index gained 24.15 points (+1.001%), and the S&P 500 Index gained 13.13 points (+0.94%).


Summary of The U.S. Markets:

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DJIA: Closed @ 12,307.49 (+29.08)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,437.36 (+9.67)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,409.84 (+2.55)

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WTI Crude Oil Future closed @ $62.03/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $626.80/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7574 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.3202 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 5.25%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.552%


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