Week in Review 7/28/06

Nice gains in both stocks and commodities as market anticipates the end of the interest rate raising campaign.  Below are this week’s results of stocks that are regularly discussed here:

DOW   3.2%
S&P 500   3.0%
NASDAQ   3.1%
GLD   4.1%
GDX   9.2%
CEF   3.4%
USO   -0.7%
BRIC   4.8%
BBO   6.6%

GLD – Gold Bullion Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)
GDX – Gold Mining Stocks ETF
CEF – Gold and Silver Bullion ETF
USO – Oil ETF
BRIC – basket of 4 country ETFs: Brazil, Russia, India and China
BBO (Big-Build Out) – basket of 12 stocks critical to the industrialization of BRIC

Refer to the following links for more information on above stocks.

GDX, CEF: Link
USO: Link
BRIC, BBO: Link

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