Happy New Year! Here Are The Numbers On What Turned Out To Be A Very Good 2010

New Years Eve scene

Indices mixed today, but not for the year. Stocks weren’t the real winner, however, with commodity prices booming.

First, today’s scoreboard:

  • DOW up 0.08%
  • S&P 500 down flat
  • NASDAQ down 0.38%

Now, the final scoreboard for 2010:

Equities:

  • 2010 DOW up 10.94%
  • 2010 S&P 500 up 12.72%
  • 2010 NASDAQ up 16.9%

Check out the best and worst performing global equity indices in 2010 >

Commodities:

  • 2010 Gold up 30%
  • 2010 Copper up 33%
  • 2010 Oil up 15%

Check out Societe Generale’s guide to commodities in 2011 >

Bonds:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Broad Market Index rose 4.7% this year.

  • 2010 Year end 5-year treasury yield 2.00%
  • 2010 Year end 10-year treasury yield 3.28%
  • 2010 Year end 30-year treasury yield 4.33%

Check out 2010’s 13 best performing stocks in the S&P 500 >

Happy New Year!

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