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Investment Figures Of The Week


Investment Figures of the Week

Investment Figures of the Week

Takeover stocks accelerated and auto stocks sputtered, but the broad market

remained in a narrow trading range. Friday's stronger-than-expected employment

report added to fears that the Aug. 16 Fed policymaking committee meeting will

bring the fifth interest-rate hike so far this year. Bond prices fell, sending

the yield on the 30-year Treasury to 7.57%. Meanwhile, the dollar strengthened

at the prospect of rising rates and an improved outlook for trade talks between

the U.S. and Japan.

All data on this page are as of market close Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1994, unless

otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only;

performance and share prices are as of market close Aug. 9. Mutual fund returns

are as of Aug. 5. Relative portfolios are valued as of Aug. 9. A more detailed

explanation of this page is available on request.


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