Daily Investment Interpretations
April 19, 2010
indices have ended the day with the NASDAQ down 1 point, but with the
Dow and the S&P 500 up. The NASDAQ Composite was off 1.15
to close at 2,480.11, the Dow climbed 73.39
to 11,1092.05, and
the S&P 500 advanced
to close at 1,197.52. Oil moved down sharply to $81.63 a barrel,
while Gold shaved $2
to close at $1,136.
The VIX leaped 1.02 to
Positive news, such as the pre-opening announcement: March leading indicators rise; recovery continuing, seems to have turned last night's downturn around.
Craig Stephens warns that things look ominous in China: Happily ever after for Goldilocks economy Craig Stephen's This Week in China - MarketWatch.
Market futures are minutely negative tonight... basically neutral.
2010-4-19 (Monday Morning): The indices have gone positive this morning! (Go figure.)