Daily Investment Interpretations

November 30, 2009

2009-11-30: Today, the indices rose, fell, and then rose again. The NASDAQ Composite added`6.16 points, (0.29%) to end at 2,144.60, the Dow donned 34.92 points (0.34%) to close at 10,344.84, and the S&P 500 gained 4.14 points (0.38%) to 1,095.63. Oil dropped $1.23 to end the day at $77.32 a barrel, while gold lost $8 to close at $1,183. The VIX dropped 0.34 to 24.51.  
    The turnaround was at least in part a rebound from Friday's overblown concerns about Dubai. The markets are also discounting a meager holiday shopping season this year. The good news: A new 'Black Friday' ahead.