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Economy

Economic Data (USA)

Friday, July 18, 2008

All 3 Majors Advanced On The Week

All 3 major indexes added points on the week as crude oil for future delivery got cheaper, closing below the $130 per barrel mark today.

For the week, the DJIA added 396.03 points (+3.568%), the NASDAQ Composite Index gained 43.70 points (+1.952%), and the S&P 500 Index advanced by 21.19 points (+1.71%).


Summary of The U.S. Markets for Today:

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DJIA: Closed @ 11,496.57 (+49.91)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,282.78 (-29.52)

S&P 500: Closed @ 1,260.68 (+0.36)

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NYMEX Crude Oil Future closed @ $128.88/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $954.60/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.631 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.5848 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 2.00%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 4.081%

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