Closing Bell: 08.19.07

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Post Fed rate cut, stocks saw their largest gains of 2007. Meanwhile Morgan Stanley laid down and played dead today sighting a 17% dip in Q3 earnings. But that's old news.
The Labor Department announced CPI which fell 0.1% Core CPI up 0.2%
Major indexes numbers as follows: The DJIA rose 82.02 to 13821.41. The S&P 500 rose 9.95 to 1529.73, and the Nasdaq UP 13.59 to 2665.25. The 10-year note down 18/32,to yield 4.540%.
The dollar down to $116.01 against the yen. Little movement against the Euro -$1.3969 to $1.3967 today.
Finally, on the NYSE today, 2,179 stocks up and 1,121 down, on total number of shares traded - 1.09 billion.
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