Dow (DJIA) Closes Above 12,800 For the First Time

The Dow Jones industrial average (DJIA) closed above 12,800 for the first time on 18 April 2007.

The DJIA hit an intra-day high of 12,838.46 before closing at 12,803.84.

The DJIA closed above 12,500 for the first time on 27 December 2006. {BAB::Dow (DJIA) Hits Another All-Time High: 12,500}

   Nasdaq                         2510.50
   S&P 500                        1472.50
   Fed Funds rate                 5.25%
   10-Yr Bond                     4.654%
   barrel of light, sweet crude   $63.13 
   gold (per ounce)               $689.10 
   silver (per ounce)             $13.94
   gas price (Phoenix, avg.)      $2.959
   U.S. dollar at 26-year low against the British pound

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Exercises
  1. At 12,800, the DJIA is _______% below 13,000.

  2. In the four months since the DJIA closed above 12,500, it has increased _______%.

  3. The DJTA (Dow Jones Transportation Average) closed at 5,162.57 on 18 April 2007. The DJTA all-time high has been 5,229.04; therefore, the DJTA is _______ points less than its all-time high.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 18 April 2007

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