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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Friday, June 15, 2007

All 3 Majors Advanced This Week On Encouraging Inflation Data

All 3 major indices added points this week thanks in no small part to encouraging reports on consumer and wholesale prices. The price on a barrel of crude oil for future delivery finished the week higher at $68, and the yield on the benchmark 10-year treasury note closed above the 5% mark for the second week in a row.

2,046,069,700 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.

For the week, the DJIA added 215.09 points (+1.602%), the NASDAQ Composite Index gained 53.17 points (+2.066%), and the S and P 500 Index added 25.24 points (+1.674%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets for Today:

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DJIA: Closed @ 13,639.48 (+85.76)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,626.71 (+27.30)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,532.91 (+9.94)

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WTI Crude Oil Future is currently @ $68.00/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $654.50/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.7469 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.3388 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 5.25%

Ten-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 5.171%

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