Daily Investment Interpretations

March 31, 2011

2011-3-31 (Thursday Night): The markets closed mixed today, with the NASDAQ up a few points and the Dow and the S&P down a few points: Big hopes for jobs report. The NASDAQ Composite rose 4.8 points (0.15%) to 2,781.07. The Dow fell 30.88 points (-0.25%) to close at 12,319.72, while the S&P 500 retreated 2.43 points (-0.18%) to close at: 1,325.83. Oil ended the day at $104.62 a barrel, while Gold closed at $1,427. The VIX was unchanged at  17.74..
   The markets are waiting for tomorrow' monthly jobs report. About the only real news is that the the Fed's Kocherlakota says 2011 hikes 'possible'.
    Should you sell in April and go away?
    Market futures are up slightly tonight,