Daily Investment Interpretations

January 11, 2012

2012-1-11: (Wednesday Night): The markets marked time today: Stocks crawl back from red, Stocks Bounce Back & Finish Even Ahead of Data, Auctions. The NASDAQ Composite added 8.26 (0.31%) to 2,710.76. The Dow slipped 13.02 points (-0.1% to 12,449.45; the S&P 500 crept up 0.4 points (0.03%) to settle at 1,292.48. Oil ended at 101.31: Oil slips as data shows surprise supply increase; gold fell $5 to 1,645:  . The VIX increased 0.36 points to 21.05.
    
    Marketwatch says:  
    Fedís getting more upbeat 
    Why Iím shorting the euro
    Do not ignore seasonal trends  
    The oil and gas technolution 
    Why natural-gas boom won't bring jobs  
    The S&P 500ís magic number  
    The case for alternative strategy funds  
     
    State of the Markets articles include: 
    Technical Talk: Expect Some Push-Back From Opposition   
    Fitch: ECB Needs To Do More To Avoid Collapse of Euro
    Economic Update: Fed's Beige Book   
    NAAIM Index Shows Active Managers Remain Neutral  
    Sentiment Update: Investors Intelligence
    The New Trend in Trends
    Merkel: Leveraging EFSF More Difficult Than Expected 
    Hungary Readying Letter of Intent For IMF Loan  
    EU's Rehn: Hungary's Reduction Efforts No Sustainable  
    Rates Fall at German Bond Auction  
    German GDP Shrinks in Q4; No Recession Seen Yet  
      
    Market futures are flat tonight.