Daily Investment Interpretations

April 30, 2009

2009-4-30:  After another roller-coaster ride yesterday, the markets ended the day near where they started it. The NASDAQ Composite ended up 5.36 (0.3%) at 1,717, the Dow dropped 17.61 (-0.22%) to 8,168, and the S&P 500 fell 0.83 (-0.01%) to 873. Oil remained virtually unchanged at $59.72., while gold fell back a little to $891.20. The VIX jumped a trifle to 36.50.