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Economic Data (USA)

Friday, May 18, 2007

The DJIA Ends The Week with Another Record Close

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended the week with a brand new record high close: 13,556.53. The S&P 500 also advanced on the week, but the NASDAQ retreated. Crude oil for future delivery ended the week just shy of the $65 mark.

1,650,653,740 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.

For the week, the DJIA gained 230.31 points (+1.728%), the NASDAQ Composite Index fell by 3.77 points (-0.147%), and the S and P 500 Index gained 16.90 points (+1.122%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets for Today:


DJIA: Closed @ 13,556.53 (+79.81)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,558.45 (+19.07)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,522.75 (+10.00)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future is currently @ $64.94/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $660.60/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7403 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.3508 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 5.25%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.804%

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