ORLY-EP0160A - Follow The Money, Your Weekly Economic Pulse Check
Welcome to ORLYRADIO #160 recorded Friday, July 28th, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects, Daniel Atherton and Amber Biesecker.
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Global Economic Pulse:
Follow The Markets, July Friday Closing changes week to week.
Week 1 - 7/07/17: Dow 21,414.34 - Nasdaq 6,153.08 - S&P 2,425.18
Week 2 - 7/14/17: Dow 21,637.74 UP 223.40 - Nasdaq 6,312.47 UP 159.39 - S&P 2,459.27 UP 34.09
Week 3 - 7/21/17: Dow 21,580.07 DOWN 57.67 - Nasdaq 6,387.75 UP 75.28 - S&P 2,472.54 UP 13.27
Compared to last week:
Week 4 - 7/28/17: Dow 21,830.31 UP 250.24 - Nasdaq 6,374.68 DOWN 13.07 - S&P 2,472.10 DOWN 0.44
Compared to last Month/1st tracked week:
Week 4 7/28/17: Dow 21,830.31 UP 415.97 - Nasdaq 6,374.68 UP 221.60 - S&P 2,472.10 UP 46.92
Five most-traded currencies in the foreign exchange market referenced against the US Dollar.
Week 1: $1 USD = €0.88 Eur = ¥6.81 CNY = ¥113.89 JPY = 0.78 GBP = 0.00040 Bitcoin
Week 2: $1 USD = €0.87 Eur = ¥6.78 CNY = ¥112.54 JPY = 0.76 GBP = 0.00045 Bitcoin
Week 3: $1 USD = €0.86 Eur = ¥6.77 CNY = ¥111.16 JPY = 0.77 GBP = 0.00036 Bitcoin
Week 4: $1 USD = €0.85 Eur = ¥6.74 CNY = ¥110.63 JPY = 0.76 GBP = 0.00036 Bitcoin
Over a barrel = http://www.nasdaq.com/markets/crude-oil.aspx
WTI (NYMEX) Price
Week 1: $44.23 USD
Week 2: $46.54 USD UP $2.32
Week 3: $45.77 USD DOWN $0.77
Week 4: $49.71 USD UP $3.94 From last week, UP 5.48 from the top of the month.
Watch that puppy grow!
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