Daily Investment Interpretations

February 9, 2011

2011-2-9 (Wednesday): The markets ended the day mixed, with the Dow up a few points, and the NASDAQ and S&P down 0.29% and 0.28%.     The NASDAQ Composite closed down 7.98 points (-0.29%) to 2,789.07. The Dow ended up a dainty 6.74 points (0.06%) to hit a new high, at 12,239.89, while the S&P 500 wilted 5.52 points (-0.28%) to close at: 1,320.88. Oil closed at $86.83 a barrel , while Gold ended at $1,362. The VIX rose 0.06  to 15.87.
    Stock market futures are mixed and volatile tonight. If the indices fall, it will be an excellent time to buy. 
    Although the market indices largely shrugged off today's midday losses, most of the smaller stocks that I was tracking did not. They're still cheap and represent good bargains.