Daily Investment Interpretations

May 19, 2009

2009-5-19:  The indices rose smartly today, only to give it all back in the last half hour of trading. The NASDAQ Composite climbed 2.18 points (0.13%) to 1,734.54, the Dow skidded 29.23 points (-0.34%) to 8,474.85, and the S&P 500 doffed 1.58 points (-0.17%) to close at 908.13. Oil rose slightly to $59.65. Gold took back $5 to close at $927, while the VIX sank 1.44 to 28.80... a "new" low.