Daily Investment Interpretations
December 23, 2010
(Thursday Night): The
markets took a breather today, ending mixed. The
NASDAQ Composite fell 5.88
to 2,665.60. The Dow rose 14
while the S&P 500 backed up 2.07
to close at: 1,256.77. Oil set a new 2010 record at $91.41
a barrel, and Gold ended up a trifle
at $1,379. The VIX advanced 1.04
The news is negligible, and the markets are responding accordingly.
Real GDP now at pre-recession levels
U.S. stocks face pullback predictions in January.
In charts: Home sales, spending, inflation
The cruelest month "What happens in January has an outsized effect on the rest of the year, writes Michael Sincere."