Daily Investment Interpretations

March 18, 2011

2011-3-18 (Friday Night): The markets rose somewhat again today, although it was an up-and-down ride.  The NASDAQ Composite rose 7.62 points (0.29%) to 2,643.67. The Dow gained 83.93 points (0.71%) to 11,858.52, while the S&P 500 added 5.48 points (0.43%) to close at: 1,279.20. Oil was essentially unchanged at $101.62 a barrel, while Gold climbed to $1,419. The VIX ended at 26.44
    What happens next will depend upon this weekend's news.