Daily Investment Interpretations

August 19, 2009

2009-8-19:  The markets advanced modestly again today. The NASDAQ Composite rose another 13.32 points (0.68%) to close at 1,969.24, the Dow climbed 82.6 points (0.9%) to settle at 9,217.94 and the S&P 500 tacked on 6.79 points (0.69%) to end at 996.46. Oil closed at $72.50 a barrel, while gold rose $6 to $945. The VIX added 0.08 to close at 26.26.
    My investment advisory service continues to recommend buying on the dips.
    Stock futures tonight are neutral.