Figures Of The Week

COMMENTARY
      The Fed finally did it. On Wednesday June 30, it raised interest rates by a 
      quarter-percentage point. But in a positive surprise for the market, the Fed 
      said it wasn't considering future hikes. The NASDAQ languished during the week 
      leading up to the Fed's decision, but posted a record high on Wednesday. The 
      Dow also rallied, ending the week with a 2.8% gain.
      Data: Bloomberg Financial Markets
      
      STOCKS                                                            % CHANGE
      U.S. MARKETS                                  JUNE 30     WEEK      YEAR
      Dow Jones Industrials                        10,970.8      2.8      22.6
      NASDAQ Composite                               2686.1      3.4      41.8
      NASDAQ 100                                     2296.9      2.6      71.8
      S&P MidCap 400                                  416.7      1.2      15.7
      S&P SmallCap 600                                185.5      2.7      -3.1
      S&P SuperComposite 1500                         288.7      2.8      19.7
      
                                                                  % CHANGE
      SECTORS                                       JUNE 30     WEEK      YEAR
      S&P/BARRA Growth                                770.9      3.9      27.0
      S&P/BARRA Value                                 622.8      2.0      14.3
      S&P Basic Materials                             134.9     -0.2       4.5
      S&P Capital Goods                              1028.8      2.7      19.3
      S&P Energy                                      846.6      0.1      11.9
      S&P Financials                                  145.7      3.5       6.4
      S&P REIT                                         85.4     -0.5     -17.0
      S&P Transportation                              740.6      0.6       6.3
      S&P Utilities                                   257.5     -3.0       4.4
      GSTI Internet                                   495.4      3.5     210.6
      Morgan Stanley Cyclical                         591.8     -0.7      14.3
      PSE Technology                                  599.9      3.1      73.4
      
                                                                  % CHANGE
      GLOBAL MARKETS                                JUNE 30     WEEK      YEAR
      S&P Euro Plus                                  1315.8     -1.2       1.0
      London (FT-SE 100)                             6318.5     -2.7       8.3
      Frankfurt (DAX)                                5378.5     -0.4      -8.8
      Tokyo (NIKKEI 225)                           17,529.7     -0.3      10.7
      Hong Kong (Hang Seng)                        13,532.1     -3.2      58.4
      Toronto (TSE 300)                              7006.4      1.0      -4.9
      Mexico City (IPC)                              5829.5      3.4      36.1
      
                                                                WEEK     YEAR
      FUNDAMENTALS                                  JUNE 29      AGO      AGO
      S&P 500 Dividend Yield                           1.20%    1.21%     1.38%
      S&P 500 P/E Ratio (Trailing 12 mos.)             33.8     33.6      27.1
      S&P 500 P/E Ratio (Next 12 mos.)*                24.6     24.2      21.9
      First Call Earnings Revision*                   -1.62%   -1.75%    -1.91%
      *First Call Corp.
      
                                                                WEEK
      TECHNICAL INDICATORS                          JUNE 29      AGO     READING
      S&P 500 200-day average                        1222.7   1214.4     Positive
      Stocks above 200-day average                     58.0%    57.0%    Neutral
      Options: Put/call ratio                          0.49     0.44     Negative
      Insiders: Vickers Sell/buy ratio                 1.51     1.51     Positive
      
      BEST-PERFORMING           LAST                                     LAST 12
      GROUPS                    MONTH%                                   MONTHS%
      Metals                    22.8           Semiconductors              87.9
      Defense Electronics       20.6           Computer Systems            80.9
      Drug Chains               19.2           Communications Equip.       78.3
      Specialty Chemicals       18.1           Broadcasting                65.0
      Communications Equip.     17.3           Specialty Appar. Retailers  64.6
      
      WORST-PERFORMING          LAST                                    LAST 12
      GROUPS                    MONTH%                                  MONTHS%
      Machine Tools            -12.9           Manufactured Housing       -35.3
      Cosmetics                -11.9           Apparel Manufacturing      -30.4
      Hospital Management      -10.0           Metal & Glass Containers   -29.1
      Soft Drinks               -6.7           Hospital Management        -25.5
      Leisure Time              -6.2           Toys                       -24.7
      
      EQUITY FUND CATEGORIES
      LEADERS                                 LAGGARDS
      FOUR-WEEK TOTAL RETURN            %     FOUR-WEEK TOTAL RETURN          %
      Pacific/Asia ex-Japan          15.2     Real Estate                  -1.5
      Japan                          13.6     Utilities                     1.8
      Diversified Pacific/Asia       12.8     Domestic Hybrid               2.0
      Technology                     11.9     International Hybrid          2.0
      Diversified Emerging Mkts.      9.6     Mid-cap Value                 2.2
      
      LEADERS                                 LAGGARDS
      52-WEEK TOTAL RETURN              %     52-WEEK TOTAL RETURN            %
      Pacific/Asia ex-Japan          69.5     Real Estate                  -6.0
      Technology                     65.8     Latin America                -5.6
      Japan                          53.3     Small-cap Value              -5.4
      Diversified Pacific/Asia       52.5     Europe                       -5.2
      Communications                 46.9     Precious Metals              -4.2
      
      INTEREST RATES
                                                                WEEK       YEAR
      KEY RATES                                     JUNE 30      AGO        AGO
      MONEY MARKET FUNDS                             4.48%      4.48%      5.10%
      90-DAY TREASURY BILLS                          4.77       4.73       5.10
      1-YEAR TREASURY BILLS                          5.05       5.18       5.38
      10-YEAR TREASURY NOTES                         5.78       6.00       5.44
      30-YEAR TREASURY BONDS                         5.96       6.13       5.62
      30-YEAR FIXED MORTGAGE*******                  7.74       7.72       7.04
      *******BanxQuote, Inc.
      
      BLOOMBERG MUNI YIELD EQUIVALENTS
      Taxable equivalent yields on AAA-rated, tax-exempt municipal bonds, assuming a 
      31% federal tax rate.
                                                    10-yr. bond         30-yr. bond
      GENERAL OBLIGATIONS                               4.80%               5.26%
      TAXABLE EQUIVALENT                                6.96                7.62
      INSURED REVENUE BONDS                             4.93                5.50
      TAXABLE EQUIVALENT                                7.14                7.97
      
      
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