Monthly Archives: September 2012

Dow Rises Slightly –

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose slightly on Thursday and closed at 13,597.  Gold declined $8.70 to $1,763 an ounce.  Crude oil also fell and finished at $91.72 a barrel.  High inventory levels were a factor in driving the price of crude oil … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Data Sends Crude Oil Lower –

Crude oil futures for October declined $1.17 after data from the Institute for Supply Management.  The purchasing managers index fell to 49.6 which is the lowest the index has been since July 2009.  A weak global economy has also contributed to … Continue reading

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