Daily Investment Interpretations

August 27, 2009

2009-8-27:  Once again, the markets have eked out small gains, with today's close rivaling the highs seen last Friday.. The NASDAQ Composite inched up 3.3 points, (0.16%) to close at 2.027.73, the Dow toddled up 37.11 points (0.39%) to settle at 9,543.52 and the S&P 500 rose 2.86 points (0.28%) to end at 1,030.98. Oil moved up to $72.75 a barrel, while gold hit $947. The VIX drifted down 0.23 to 24.72. 
    There's very little news. The Chinese markets are down, as the Chinese government takes steps to cool them.
    
Stock futures are neutral tonight.