Market Update through 8/31/12

as of August 31, 2012        
  Total Return
Index 12 months YTD QTD Aug
Stocks        
Russell 3000 17.03% 13.15% 3.51% 2.50%
S&P 500 18.01% 13.51% 3.67% 2.25%
DJ Industrial Average 15.85% 9.19% 2.21% 1.04%
Nasdaq Composite 20.36% 18.71% 4.76% 4.55%
Russell 2000 13.40% 10.60% 1.91% 3.34%
EAFE Index* -3.35% 4.24% 3.45% 2.36%
*EAFE index does not include dividends.        
         
Bonds        
Barclays US Aggregate 6.13% 4.08% n/a 0.07%
Barclays Intermediate US Gov/Credit 4.27% 3.47% n/a 0.20%
Barclays Municipal  9.86% 6.07% n/a 0.13%
         
    Current   Prior
Commodity/Currency   Level   Level
         
Crude Oil    $95.43    $89.28
Natural Gas    $2.87    $3.15
Gold    $1,693.40    $1,602.70
Euro    $1.25    $1.23

Mark A. Lewis

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