.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Friday, March 23, 2007

All 3 Majors Gained Over 3% for The Week

All 3 major indices gained over 3% for the week, despite a jump in crude oil prices, as investors reacted bullishly to the Fed's decision to keep the Fed Funds Target Rate at 5.25%, and to an encouraging report on existing home sales. 1,401,188,540 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.

For the week, the DJIA gained 370.60 points (+3.06%), the NASDAQ Composite Index added 76.27 points (+3.215%), and the S and P 500 Index gained 49.16 points (+3.544%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets:

----------------------------------------------------------

DJIA: Closed @ 12,481.01 (+19.87)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,448.93 (-2.81)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,436.11 (+1.57)

----------------------------------------------------------

WTI Crude Oil Future is currently @ $62.28/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $655.40/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7529 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.3282 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 5.25%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.613%

Labels: , , , , ,


>  SITEMAP  <

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home


www.FedPrimeRate.com
Entire Website © 2017 FedPrimeRate.comSM


This website is neither affiliated nor associated with The United States Federal Reserve in any way.
Information in this website is provided for educational purposes only. The owners of this website
make no warranties with respect to any and all content contained within this website. Consult a
financial professional before making important decisions related to any investment or loan
product, including, but not limited to, business loans, personal loans, education loans, first
or second mortgages, credit cards, car loans or any type of insurance.