Closing Bell 09.26.07

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Up, up and away. Major indexes pressed close to record highs. It's like we're erasing August from the calendar.
The DJIA up 131.61 to 13910.26, not far from its record close of 14000.41,The S&P 500 up 11.03 to 1528.24. The Nasdaq up 18.08 to 2701.53. The Russell up 6.12 to close at 809.12. The 10-YR Note remains unchanged on the day.
Durable goods orders numbers out today with a decline of -4.9% to $219.53 billion. Orders for nondefense capital goods (excluding aircraft) fell -0.7%. While commercial planes orders fell -41.0%. Transportation orders down -11.2%.
The dollar gained some momentum on the euro $1.4126. The greenback also up against the yen at 115.50. Crude up 77 cents to close at $80.30.
Total number of shares traded on the NYSE today: 1.27 billion. With 2,161 rising and 1,150 declining by market close.
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