Nutrition Business Journal

Stock Reporter

U.S. Economy Takes Its Toll on the NBJ Price Index

2008 continues to be a year of backsliding for many publicly traded companies in the U.S. market. As of Aug. 6, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 12.1% compared to year-end 2007 prices. The NYSE Composite was down 12.7% and the S&P 500 backtracked 12.2% over the same period. The NBJ Price Index was down a meager 2% since the end of April, but lost a dismal 15% over the course of the last seven months. The Supp

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