Daily Investment Interpretations

October 9, 2009

2009-10-9:  The markets are up again today, making it five days in a row. The NASDAQ Composite closed up 15.35 points, (0.72%) to end at 2,139.28, the Dow tacked on 78.07 points (0.8%) to finish at 9,864.94, which is a new high for the year, and the S&P 500 gained 6.01 points (0.56%) to end at 1,071.49, which is also a new high for the year. Oil ended down slightly at $72.29 a barrel, while gold fell $8 to $1,049. The VIX fell to 23.12.