Daily Investment Interpretations
March 25, 2010
The markets rose smartly today; then finished flat to down. The NASDAQ Composite
to close at 2,397.41 , the Dow slipped up 5.06
close at 10,841.21, and
the S&P 500, after
breeching the 1,180 high-water mark, ended off
to close at 1,165.73. Oil was essentially unchanged at $80.53 a barrel.
Gold rose slightly to $1,092.
The VIX rose a 0.85
to close at 18.40.
There were several factors that entered into the day's price action: Dow forfeits 100-point gain. Basically, a rising dollar was behind the falling markets.
When will U.S. stocks finally throw in towel?
Why won't emerging markets emerge?