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Economic Data (USA)

Friday, August 15, 2008

The DJIA Was The Only Major To Decline On The Week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was the only one of the 3 major indices to lose ground on a week in which the dollar continued to strengthen. The dollar's advance contributed to crude oil for future delivery dropping below the $114 per barrel mark, while New York Spot Gold ended the week at $786 per ounce.

For the week, the DJIA lost 74.42 points (-0.634%), the NASDAQ Composite Index gained 38.42 points (+1.591%), and the S and P 500 Index gained 1.88 added (+0.149%).

Summary of The U.S. Markets for Today:


DJIA: Closed @ 11,659.90 (+43.97)

NASDAQ: Closed @ 2,452.52 (-1.15)

S and P 500: Closed @ 1,298.20 (+5.27)


NYMEX Crude Oil Future closed @ $113.77/barrel

NY Spot Gold closed @ $786.00/ounce

In New York, The U.S. Dollar buys 0.6808 Euros

In New York, The Euro buys 1.4688 U.S. Dollars

The Federal Funds Target Rate is 2.00%

10-Year Treasury Note Yield is currently @ 3.852%

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