CLOSING BELL: August 27th: DJIA: 13,124.67 | DOWN 33.30 | -0.25%
OIL: $95.54, DOWN 0.51, -0.53%
GOLD: $1,663.90, DOWN 5.90, -0.35%
GASOLINE (US Avg): $3.750, UP .020
(Reuters) – Shares of Apple (AAPL.O) hit another record on Monday, cushioning the day’s losses in a lightly traded market where investors are already looking ahead to a key speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday.
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 33.22 points, or 0.25 percent, at 13,124.75. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX was down 0.67 point, or 0.05 percent, at 1,410.46. The Nasdaq Composite Index.IXIC was up 3.40 points, or 0.11 percent, at 3,073.19.
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