Daily Investment Interpretations

July 20, 2011

2011-7-20: (Wednesday Night): After yesterday's big run-up, the markets marked time: U.S. stocks end slightly lower; Dow down 16 points today. The NASDAQ Composite fell 23.11 points (-0.8% ) to 2,789.80. The Dow slipped 14.57 points (-0.11) to close at 12,571.91; the S&P 500 gave up 14.57 points (0.2%) to settle at 1,325.84. Oil closed up a little at $99.20; gold inched down to 1,588. The VIX was basically unchanged at 19.09.  
    Jeff Reeves has written: Why we’ll have 10% unemployment soon.
    TopStock Portfolios' articles for the day include: Weekly Jobless Claims Up 10K Last Week.