The thirty fourth trading week of 2014 comes to a close with the S&P 500 and Dow lower and the NASDAQ slightly higher, in afternoon trading today.
Most actively traded stocks include
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are all higher for the week.
Crude oil futures are significantly lower this week, trading at $93.48 per barrel on Friday afternoon.
And Gold futures are also lower for the week, trading at $1280.95 an ounce.
In economic news, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the
The all items index posted its smallest seasonally adjusted increase since February; the indexes for shelter and food rose, but were partially offset by declines in the energy index and the index for airline fares. The food index rose 0.4 percent in July, with the food at home index also rising 0.4 percent after being unchanged in June. The decrease in the energy index was its first since March and featured declines in the indexes of all the major energy components. The index for all items less food and energy increased 0.1 percent in July, the same increase as in June. The all items index increased 2.0 percent over the last 12 months, a slight decline from the 2.1 percent figure for the 12 months ending June.
In the week ending
And, Gap (NYSE:GPS) authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share payable on or after
This is the 'Weekly Market Wrap' for
The preceding is a transcript of the MarketNewsVideo.com video published at: http://www.marketnewsvideo.com/?id=201408WeeklyWrap082214&mv=1.
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