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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Friday, January 04, 2008

All 3 Majors Declined On The Day and The Week On Weak Jobs & Manufacturing Reports

All 3 majors lost more than 4% on the week as investors reacted bearishly to news that the jobless rate rose to 5% last month, and data that suggests U.S. manufacturing is contracting. New York Spot Gold and crude oil prices surged.

1,648,595,190 shares were traded @ The New York Stock Exchange® today.

For the week, the DJIA declined by 565.69 points (-4.232%), the NASDAQ Composite Index gave up 169.81 points (-6.349%), and the S and P 500 Index fell by 66.86 points (-4.522%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets for Today:

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DJIA: Closed @ 12,800.18 (-256.54)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,504.65 (-98.03)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,411.63 (-35.53)

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NYMEX WTI Crude Oil Future closed @ $97.91/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $863.00/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.6783 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.4744 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 4.25%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 3.854%

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